The origin of the Vernatsch Vine is in South Tyrol. The Romans brought the Vernatsch (schiava) to the Rhine. The Swabians brought the first vines from South Tyrol to Germany in 1740. Hence the name Tirolinger, later Trollinger. The Italian name „schiava“ - Slave comes from this vine’s extreme fertility. In South Tyrol there are 850 hectares of the variety Vernatsch.
The Gewürztraminer has been around for 1000 years, it is the wine of the minnesingers and the famous bard Oswald von Wolkenstein. Our Gewürztraminer vines are 30 years old and produce a wine worthy of its long standing reputation.
Col d’Orcia is a traditional producer of Brunello di Montalcino. The choice to continue using the large Slavonian oak barrels was taken many years ago, well before the debate between modernist and traditionalist producers even started.
Rosso di Montalcino is now a classic wine, made with pure Sangiovese grapes, released one year after the harvest so as to retain all the freshness and fruitiness of a young wine and at the same time the intensity that only the Montalcino terroir is capable of delivering.
It represents the soul of Barone Pizzini because it embodies the living nature of its vineyards. It’s the crowning achievement of a long process of pionering renewal that led Barone Pizzini to become the first organic grower and winemaker in Franciacorta..
Uva di Troia is a red wine grape variety grown in the Italian region of Apulia, particularly in the areas around Andria and Barletta, and in the Province of Bari. The name probably derives from the town of Troia in the Province of Foggia the legendary founder of which was the Greek hero Diomedes, after he had destroyed the ancient Troy.
Tintilia is a red Italian wine grape variety that is grown in the Molise region of east-central Italy. A red wine made from the grape was classified as Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC) in 2011. Its name could be originated from “Tinto”, meaning “red” in Spanish...