Valdellövo - Conegliano Valdobbiadene, Susegana

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Valdellövo offers wines produced only from its own grapes: the original Bianchetta and Verdiso vines from our vineyards become precious and exquisite wines

La Perla - Tresenda di Teglio, Valtellina

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Marco Triacca is one of the new names of viticulture in Valtellina . It began in 2009 , although his last name says very much about wine history of this land . two wines : the first is a Valtellina Superiore ‘La Mossa’DOCG 2010. A surprising wine , with good high pitched alpine fruit and pure flavors . It is agile, frank, and savory . Approx. 8,000 bottles produced. The second , Quattro Soli ( Four Suns) , is Sfurzato . Nebbiolo grapes coming from one of the most beautiful vineyards in Valtellina , harvested in early October and left to dry on racks for about 2/3 months . The wine has great texture , it is young , vibrant , intriguing nose, long and enveloping . Pulp and balsamic very inviting , needs time but the ambitions of a great wine are all there. just 2,000 bottles .

Buccia Nera - Campriano, Tuscany - Organic

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The Buccia Nera Farm is in total 495 Acres : 148 of which are dedicated to the vineyards, 27 to olives, and the remainder to the fruits, vegetables, and forest. 70% of the vinyard are planted to Sangiovese grape, for the remaining we have autoctonal grapes like Ciliegiolo, Canaiolo, Malvasia Bianca del Chianti, Trebbiano Toscano, Grechetto, and few acres of international grapes like Merlot, Cabernet and Chardonnay. It is situated in a hill at 500 meters with a good south - west exposition. The estate is cultivated using organic farming since 2001. All grapes are harvested manually and brought immediately to the winery. Fermentation is natural, no cultered yeast are used.

Mannucci Droandi - Colli Aretini, Tuscany - Organic

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The Mannuccis were landowners in Valdarno at least from the early 19th century; from the 18th century the Droandis were farmers in Carmignano. Today, the estate is family-run. Roberto Mannucci is assisted by his wife, Maria Grazia Mammuccini and nephews Andrea and Matteo Mammuccini. The estate is divided into two main parts. The first, Campolucci is situated on the eastern slopes of the Chianti mountains (Chianti zone, subzone of Colli Aretini) It consists of 6.5 hectares of medium-textured alluvial, sandy, and silty soil with excellent aspect and average altitude of 250 meters. The second part of the estate is the recently-purchased Ceppeto, situated on the west side of the Chianti mountains (Chianti Classico zone), at 450m above sea level, on the southern slope of the hill. The soil here is medium-texture clayey soil, with plenty of stones. Both are Certified Organic.

la Ciarliana - Gracciano, Tuscany

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The estate’s name La Ciarliana is given by the small and suggestive chapel nearby the vineyard is inspired by the original bell tower. At 350 metres above sea level La Ciarliana wine estate nestles in the heart of the ancient Poliziano hills. It lies in the Ciarliana and Ascianello production area. The vineyards dedicated to the production of Vino Nobile diMontepulciano have increased from 2 to 10 hectares together with 2 dedicated to Rosso di Montepulciano.

Perusini - Gramogliano, Colli Orentali del Friuli

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It is no coincidence that the oldest medieval wall-painting representing a grape-harvest and wine-making surviving in Friuli comes from Perusini-Antonini Palace in Udine (the family is documented since the fifteenth century). It is also due to Perusini family that in the Nineteenth century a number of traditional Friuli's strain (such as Ribolla Gialla and Picolit) were preserved when the French wine species were all the fashion. The entire property encompasses now 62 hectares, 12.5 of which dedicated to the vineyards, 60% for white wines and the rest for red wines. the family tradition continues in the part of the estate on Gramogliano hill renowned for centuries - like Rocca Bernarda and Rosazzo - for terrain, beautiful position and micro-climate that makes them the cru hors classe of Friuli's Colli Orientali.

Quaquarini Francesco – Oltrepo Pavese

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At present the farm extends over about 60 ha cultivated with vine, situated in the first hilly strip at an altitude of 200/300 m. The soils are of various structure: From sandy soils with a steep gradient, situated to the west, for the production of young, scented red wines, with good body, to much more complex soils, with calcareous and clayey composition, with south-west exposition. All wines are certified Organic / Biodynamic.