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J. Hofstätter

Martin Foradori Hofstätter

About J. Hofstätter Renowned worldwide for its Pinot Noir and Gewürztraminer, Tenuta J. Hofstätter boasts over a century of winemaking history in its exceptional vineyards in Alto Adige, Italy’s northernmost region, also celebrated for its stunning Dolomite mountains. The winery is nestled in the charming village of Tramin, celebrated as the birthplace of Gewürztraminer. Today, […]

Planeta

Planeta Menfi Vineyards

About Planeta Planeta represents the history of a Sicilian family and its agricultural operation, a family that, for almost five centuries now and 17 generations, has committed itself to preserving, protecting, and developing its unique corner of the earth, with an approach continuously prioritizing agricultural innovation. With its viticulture and olive-growing activities and an advanced […]

Sancaba

Sancaba vineyards

About Sancaba Sancaba was born from the passion of Carlo Franchetti, cousin of famed Tuscan and Sicilian winemaking genius Andrea Franchetti. His mission was to create an exceptional, world-class Pinot Noir wine from the unique soils of Tuscany. In 2011 Carlo acquired some land near the town of San Casciano dei Bagni, in a wild, remote […]

Fontanafredda

Fontanafredda

About Fontanafredda The history of Fontanafredda is a noble one. It began in 1858 after the unification of Italy, when the country’s first king, Vittorio Emanuele II, purchased a beautiful estate in Piedmont’s Langhe region. Here he started producing wine from native varietals, Dolcetto, Barbera, and Nebbiolo, which later developed into a commercial business under […]

Col d’Orcia

Count Francesco Marone and Santiago Cinzano, owners of Col d’Orcia

About Col d’Orcia Situated on the southern slopes of the village of Montalcino, Tuscany, the Col d’Orcia estate has a winemaking heritage dating back to the Renaissance, and is presumed to have once been a hamlet of the Templar Knights. In 1973 the estate was acquired by Count Alberto Marone Cinzano, from the already well-established […]

Vietti

About Vietti Almost 150 years have passed since its foundation. It was the end of 1800 when Carlo Vietti started the Vietti winery, right in the heart of the Langhe, on the highest point of the medieval village of Castiglione Falletto. In the very same place where it is located today.  In 1917, returning after […]

Enrico Serafino

About Enrico Serafino The story of the winery is the story of an act of strong will. Enrico Serafino, born and raised in a rich family from northern Piemonte not involved in wine, changed his life at the age of 23 to realize his dream of producing “luxury wines; white, red and sparkling wines in […]

Bastianich

Over the past 50 years, few families have been as involved in the promotion of Italian food, wine and culture as the Bastianich family. Matriarch Lidia Bastianich has been recognized as one of America’s top culinary personalities and it was her New York restaurants that brought the family in direct contact with some of Italy’s […]

Tua Rita

About Tua Rita Tua Rita was founded in 1984 by Rita Tua and Virgilio Bisti near Suvereto in the Alto Maremma just a few miles from the Tuscan coast. While several other Super Tuscan producers had begun cultivating international grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah further north near Bolgheri, Tua […]

Chiappini

About Chiappini Chiappini Winery is in the heart of the DOC Bolgheri set along the Via Bolgherese, where the region’s most important wine estates are located. The story of this farm tells us about the consistently renewed family tradition of the head of the family, Giovanni Chiappini, son of farmers that had moved from Marche […]