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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, […]


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 […]

Alois Lageder

Alois Lageder Familie

About Alois Lageder The family winery Alois Lageder produces crisp and lively wines from Alto Adige. The winery is committed to biodynamic agriculture. Founded in 1823, today the winery is in the hands of the family’s fifth and sixth generation. “Wine is not only a product of nature, but an expression of our mental attitude.” […]

Venica & Venica

Giampaolo and Gianni Venica

About Venica & Venica Since 1930 the Venica family has served as a vinous ambassador for the Friulian hills of Collio in northeastern Italy. Daniele Venica, like most of the inhabitants of the Collio, lost his land during World War I. Around the same time most of the vineyards of the Collio, then operated by […]

Ca’ del Bosco

Ca' del Bosco Vineyards

About Ca’ del Bosco Founded in 1964, Ca’ del Bosco is one of the world’s foremost producers of Franciacorta, Italy’s most revered sparkling wine from the Lombardy region. Each step of the iconic winery’s viticultural practices and winemaking process is based on a relentless commitment to excellence. The winery’s state-of-the-art cellar, unique in Franciacorta, allows […]

Marchesi Fumanelli

Marchesi Fumanelli Vineyards

About Marchesi Fumanelli Marchesi Fumanelli is one of the largest and most historic family-owned wineries in the Valpolicella area of the Veneto. The family owns 78 acres of exclusively estate grown fruit, within the walls of their ancient property, eight miles from Verona. As Amarone specialists, they deftly combine traditional and modern techniques to produce […]


Prà Vineyards

About Prà Even though Vini Prà was founded only in the 1980s, wine has always been in Graziano Prà’s DNA, as he followed in the vine-growing footsteps of his father and grandfather. His family’s vineyards, long-held but never previously commercialized, lie in Monteforte d’Alpone in the heart of Soave in the Veneto region of northeastern […]

Elena Walch

Elena Walch, with daughters Julia and Karoline

About Elena Walch The story of Elena Walch and how she became one of the most recognized and lauded producers in Italy is certainly not a common one. Several years after launching her own architecture firm at age 28, Elena was contracted to oversee the restoration of a 17th century Austrian Hapsburg castle in the Alto […]