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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 […]


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 […]


Lorenzo and Luigi Scavino

About Azelia Azienda Agricola Azelia is located within the commune of Castiglione Falletto, a small town in the Langhe region, in the heart of the area where Barolo is made. It was established in 1920 by Cavalier Lorenzo Scavino, great-grandfather of the present owner Luigi Scavino, and it began as a small farm. Luigi Scavino’s […]


The Travaglini Family

About Travaglini The Travaglini family has owned land in the village of Gattinara since the beginning of the 19th century. Tucked into the rocky foothills of the Monte Rosa mountain range, this area of Alto Piemonte was once one of the most important areas of wine production in the world, pre-dating the rise of Barolo […]


About Rivetto Azienda Agricola Rivetto is a 4th generation Piemonte wine making family situated in the eastern hills of Serralunga d’Alba. The family entered the area’s wine trade in 1902, buying and selling both wine and grapes. Today they have 37 acres of vineyards, all organically farmed, in a top section of Barolo. The Rivetto story began […]


Giorgio Pelissero, Proprietor

About Pelissero The Pelissero family has been cultivating vineyards in Treiso, in the heart of the Barbaresco DOCG appellation, for three generations, but it was Luigi who first started bottling the estate grapes and selling the wines under the family label in 1960. Today, Luigi’s son and oenologist Giorgio runs the business, continuing to place […]


Franco Massolino and estate vineyards

About Massolino Established in 1896, by Giovanni Massolino, the winery has been dedicated to the production of great wines from the Langhe area of Piedmont for four generations. It was Giovanni’s son Giuseppe, one of the founders of the Consortium for the Defense of Barolo and Barbaresco, to construct the cellar located in Serralunga d’Alba, […]

La Spinetta

La Spinetta Proprietor Giorgio Rivetti

About La Spinetta Founded in 1977 by Giuseppe (“Pin”) and Lidia Rivetti, La Spinetta was first known for their production of excellent Moscato d’Asti wines. After several years they introduced red varieties Barbera and Nebbiolo to the production, the beginning of what was to become a great adventure. In just over thirty years, through the […]

E. Pira – Chiara Boschis

Chiara Boschis

About E. Pira – Chiara Boschis Chiara Boschis is widely recognized as one of the first women producers in Barolo, though she comes from eight generations of winemakers. In 1981, the Boschis family acquired the E. Pira & Figli estate, occupying some of the most prestigious land in Barolo. In 1990, Chiara took over the […]