Borgo Scopeto carries out an activity that aims at obtaining top quality products, achieved by meticulous productive and artisanal-type techniques; however, it reveals a modern mentality in management, efficient and competent in marketing relations. More than thiry years have gone by since the first vineyards and the first wine cellar experiences. Borgo Scopeto, whilst growing in the respect of the Chianti Classico tradition and of the various terroirs of the area, was able to exalt its wines with a creative spirit and desire for innovation, expressing the most rigorous quality. For this very reason, Borgo Scopeto wines have been adopted by some of the most famous restaurants in the world, and have been served at international meetings and at official State dinners.
The company is located in Rovereto, it’s made-up of 40 hectares of vineyards divided into three main estates on each side of the Adige, that is to say Maso San Giorgio (Rovereto), Fojaneghe (Isera e Mori) and Sant'Antonio (Pomarolo). The land on which our vineyards grow goes from basaltic of vulcanic origin to calcareous morainic to the alluvial valley bottom, according to a range of truly unique features. The vineyards, both those of red fruits such as Cabernet Frank and Sauvignon, Merlot, Teroldego and Marzemino, as those of white fruit such as Chardonnay, aromatic Traminer, Pinot grigio and Moscato giallo, are mainly cultivated following the Trentino pergola (trellis) system.
Cantina Cerveteri is a Cooperative made-up by about 750 families of wine growers, and it represents a reality of huge socio-economic importance for the Lazio Region. Founded in 1961, operating for the then Ente Maremma, in few years of activity it created a quality brand conquering relevant areas in the regional wine market, both domestic and foreign.
In 1950 in the town of Velletri, important wine center of the Lazio region, and more specifically in the Castelli Romani area, the company Co.Pro.Vi. was founded - Consorzio Produttori Vini di Velletri (= “Wine Producers Consortium of Velletri”). Since both the founding and the development of Co.Pro.Vi. are closely linked to the origins and historical events of Velletri’s viticulture, it’s necessary and a must to mention such events even if briefly, to better comprehend the importance that the Co.Pro.Vi. Company has had and still has regarding the marketing of the “Velletri” and “Castelli Romani” d.o.c wines, on both domestic and international markets.
Donnafugata was founded in Sicily by a family that has always believed in the extraordinary wine potentialities of this regions’ soils, and which counts 150 years of experience in quality wines. Giacomo Rallo and his wife Gabriella, convinced that to be able to grow and improve one must always be open to changes, in 1983 gave life to a new productive project: Donnafugata. An adventure which starts in the historical family wine cellars of Marsala and from the vineyards of Contessa Entellina, in the heart of Western Sicily; to reach the island of Pantelleria as well. Alongside the parents are the children Josè and Antonio, and so the company increases the pace on the road to Extreme Quality: a project which aims at caring for details, giving rise to business decisions which pursue always more advanced targets. And for the future? Young Gabriella and Ferdinando are already undergoing a “full immersion” in the family grapes.
On 21 hectares of vineyard, in the municipality of Albano Laziale and Marino, the vines of D.O.C. Colli Albani and D.O.C. Castelli Romani are cultivated; 10 types of vines are present in the company: Malvasia of Candia, Malvasia of Lazio, Bellone, Greco, Montepulciano, Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Chardonnay. The grapes which are collected in full ripening are made to ferment after a light pressing. The careful wine cellar operations, and the cold stabilization contribute to the production of a direct wine, refined and full of flavour.
In 1992 the Martusciello family decided to launch a real “wine archeology” task, to rediscover and exalt certain nearly forgotten ancient native vines, such as the Falanghina and the Piedirosso of Campi Flegrei, the Asprinio of Agro Aversano, the Gragnano and Lettere.
Founded in 1904, it’s one of the first associations of producers created in Italy. It includes 2,400 hectares of vineyards (in Trentino and in Alto Adige), for an annual production of 300,000 quintals of grapes. All of the vineyards are cultivated following an “integrated production” system, whose aim is to obtain always more natural products, in respect of the biological balance of nature.
Moncaro has always characterized itself for its strong roots to the territory of the Marche Region and its environment. It’s perhaps because of this that Moncaro feels like the cultural expression of the Marche: because it’s located in the heart of the region and it represents the very heart. As in other realities of this Earth, there is the strong desire and the will to finally reveal the beauties and goods of its products. Moncaro believes it: there must be a way to become known, speaking to the world without “screaming”: producing quality and service, but with personality and style.
Since 1978 Terredora is the protagonist of the wine-growing Renaissance in Campania. Introducing in the millenarian native vine cultivations modern innovations , technical knowledge and men oriented towards enhancing its future, the company has promoted the return to Campanian viticulture at its most ancient and qualified tradition. With 120 hectares of owned vineyards, Terredora is today the most important and extended vineyard business in the region of Campania, using the most careful breeding techniques and under the costant research for the perfect balance with the environment.
The Tizzano Farm extends over 230 hectares, of which 35 are of specialized vineyard, on the Bolognese hills above Casalecchio di Reno. Its soil, facing south and of dry climate, sunny and ventilated make the optimal elements of these hills for the cultivation of vines, which was surely already practiced back in the 1500s, and probably even from the time of the Romans, as evidenced by the "Naturalis Historia“ by Plinio il Vecchio (Plinio the Old). In the middle of a vast and luxuriant park within the Company Villa, is found Marescalchi, the centuries old residence of a noble and distinguished Bolognese family, who shared strong ties with France. Appropriate wineries for the preservation and aging in wood were set-up. Today the Visconti di Modrone brothers, heirs of the Marescalchi family, with modern criteria but still linked to tradition, run the agricultural and wine activities with the cooperation of Mr. Gabriele Forni and the consultation of Giambattista Zanchetta. The traditional french vineyards as the native Pignoletto vineyard, are meticulously cared for, the vintage operations are carried-out by hand whilst the more advanced techniques of processing of grapes allow the achievement of a result of great quality and prestige.
Torre Gaia is one of the most important regional realities of the wine growing sector. Founded at the beginning of the 1900s by Dr. Federico Perlingieri who formed one of the first Company Capitals of the province of Benevento: the Agricola Sannite S.p.a. Company, which is still today the owner of the estate. The Company is located in Dugenta, province of Benevento, and it extends for about 113 hectares contained within the territory of Sannio Beneventano, in an area of ancient wine-growing tradition.
In 1997 the Gozzi family comes into contact with the Sant'Elena Vineyard following the consultancy started with the Basiliani Monks of the Abbey Greca (of San Nilo in Grottaferrata) by the father of the owner, the Agronomist Dr. Annibale Gozzi, who only six years later will decide to rent it. The Sant'Elena Vineyard extends over a total of Ha 19.11.00 in a sole body of land subdivided into several homogeneous plots from a cultural point of view.