Our four wineries are in the heart of the Veneto Region, among Verona, Vicenza and Venice.
This area has been gifted with soils of volcanic and glacial origin that are particularly suitable for grape growing, also thanks to a moderate climate and sunlight. The Berici Hills, which originated about 60 million years ago after an upthrust of the surface, have a unique clay soil that gives complexity in the wines; in the Gambellara area the dark, fine-grained volcanic rock helps developping wines with a fine aroma and bouquet; while the soil in the Lake Garda has a glacial origin with largest soil particles giving the wines an intense minerality.
From the morainic hills on the eastern slopes of Lake Garda. The soil is well exposed to the sun and the area has hot summers and mild winters.
Colli Berici DOC
From the Colli Berici, a hilly area very well exposed to the sun with a mild microclimate. Environmental conditions, therefore, are very favourable; the land here was already covered with vineyards many centuries in the distant ago.
The variety of vine used for Prosecco is Glera, a grape that has been known since Roman times. This wine has been produced in the Veneto Region all over the area between Treviso, Vicenza, Venice, Padua and Belluno for centuries.
The wine produced from the indigenous vines cultivated in this area, the Monti Lessini on the borders of the Provinces of Vicenza and Verona, a unique wine profile very well displayed by has interesting characteristics seen in products such as Durello Spumante, one of the most notable in our range.
The area in which this wine is made is the Province of Vicenza. The DOC denomination was granted to the area in 2000 in order to protect the traditional wines at the basis of local production.
This wine comes from a historic area with one of the most ancient wine traditions on the borders of the Provinces of Vicenza and Verona. The land of volcanic origin with basaltic soil, mainly in the form of earthy and crumbly tufa, is particularly suitable for vine cultivation: its natural fertility and high mineral content give the wine an extraordinary tone.
The area of production of Soave is the eastern part of the arc of hills in the Province of Verona. This is a generous land of hills, with volcanic soil, gentle slopes covered with vineyards. The climate in this area, which has always had a strong vocation for vine growing, is mild and temperate.
Delle Venezie DOC
This denomination groups white grapevines that are suitable for cultivation in the Regions of Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto and the Province of Trento. In Veneto, the area of Delle Venezie DOC lies in the Provinces of Belluno, Padua, Rovigo, Treviso, Venice, Verona and Vicenza, a terroir particularly appreciated for its historical authenticity and the passionate commitment of growers to preserve tradition with an eye onto the future.
The area of production of this denomination is located between the Lessini Hills (to the north-east) and Lake Garda (to the west); the land is very complex and diverse and it is mainly hilly.
The area is located in the south of Lake Garda with a Mediterranean climate that means hot summers and mild winters, a plain extending inland from the lake including Desenzano, Peschiera and Sirmione.
The area of this wine covers the hills between Verona and Lake Garda. The indigenous varieties of Garganega, Trebianello and Bianca Fernanda are used for wines of this denomination.
This denomination takes its name from the area Lake Garda surrounding, its mainly hilly, its climate is one of hot summers and mild winters and rainfall is distributed over the year.
Recioto di Gambellara DOCG
The area of this denomination is the same as for Gambellara DOC. The vine is Garganega, whose bunches are carefully selected and afterwards dried in under controlled temperature and humidity rooms.
A territory, four types of soil
Soil mainly composed of basalt vulcanites, dark brown in colour and moderately deep. Typical of the Gambellara area.
Soil from thin to moderately deep, medium texture, low water storage, good drainage. Typical of the Lake Garda area.
Soil with more than 20% limestone content, whitish in colour, from thin to moderately deep. The calcium carbonate comes from the decomposition of organisms with a shell or a calcareous skeleton. This type of soil is found particularly in North-Eastern Italy.
Soil mainly composed of aluminium silicates, defined as compact or heavy. It retains humidity so that drainage is difficult. It is sometimes white, often yellow and in some cases reddish.