Vineyards in Italy You Must Visit

1. Marchesi di Barolo

The Marchesi di Barolo was established at the beginning of the 19th century. It gets the title because of an area where it is situated in Langhe area which is guided by small hills.The Marchesi di Barolo is a family owned company that has been passed down to at least five generations in the family. It is protected by the Alps in the north and Apennines in the south. This temperature in the area is mild and this helps the grapes to grow better.

2. Antica Casina Dei Conti Di Roero

The Conti di Roero is located at Vezza d’Alba. The Roero family cultivated the land initially in the 18th century. The Oliver family took over as the managers in 19050’s and has managed the vineyard till date. The vineyard covers over 15 hectares of land and uses ancient farmstead. The site is one of the few places tourists visit frequently in the province of Cuneo and the area of Piedmont.

3. Redaelli de Zinis

The Really de Zinis winery is located on the Garda Lake and was started in the 18th century. The business has been passed down to five generations. The winery is unique for not using machines in its wine production process. Rather methods that are friendly to the environment are adopted so they don’t disrupt the natural environment in Desenzano del Garda. The vineyard covers around 1,200 sm. All fresh produce has the DOC seal which shows great quality.

4. Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi

The Frescobaldi is a family business has been in existence for over 700 years. The business has been passed down for 30 generations. The Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi winery has 5 distinct locations including Castiglioni, Nipozzano, Pomino, Ammiraglia and Castelgiocondo where wine is produced and visitors are allowed to come sample the wine.

5. Tenuta di Castelbuono

The Tenuta di Castelbuono won the award for the best Winery prize as a result of its unique architecture. A section of the winery is situated in Bevagna in the province of Perugia. The architectural design of the winery was created by Arnaldo Pomodoro a popular Italian artist. A hilly landscape inspired the design of the building. Pomodoro said that he made the design with the natural landscape of the location of the place in mind because he did not want to disrupt the landscape.

6. Azienda Agricola Valentini

The Azienda Agricola Valentini is a winery situated in Loreto Aprutino, in the province of Pescara in Abruzzo. The business is a family business and it is a combination of a farm and a winery. The winery has been in existence as far back as the 16th century. It is known for its production of vinegar, olive oil, and wine. The company centers most of its wine production on Montepulciano and Trebbiano but it has other labels too.

7. Azienda Vinicola Contini

This winery is situated on Sardinia, which is one of the two major islands in Italy. Azienda Vinicola Contini was founded in 1898 by Salvator Contini. It is known to produce some of the finest wines in Italy.