The 6 Best Wineries and Vineyards in Italy

11 January 2021
Food & Wine
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Are you passionate about wine? Are you always looking for new ideas and experiences that showcase Italian excellence? Then you’ve come to the right place! Here are some ideas for wine lovers and our suggestions of local wineries in northern Italy.

Starting in Piedmont and going all the way to Veneto, below are some ideas for wine lovers, along with a selection of wineries. Exclusive destinations in northern Italy where you can enjoy guided tours and wine tastings accompanied by local products, not to be missed:


esperienza aziende vinicole

Azienda Agricola Giovanni Rosso is located in Serralunga d’Alba in the heart of the Langhe region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For more than a century, the Rosso family has continued the traditional production of this area’s finest and most renowned wines. The estate covers approximately 10 hectares. Today, Giovanni Rosso wines are among the best and most faithful expressions of the Serralunga terroir, widely acclaimed and awarded not only in Italy, but all over the world.

Don’t miss the guided tour of the winery. You’ll learn the history of this fantastic producer and taste its wines, straight from the original barrels.


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Tenuta La Montina is named after the noble Montini family, with connections to Pope Paul VI. Today this estate in the heart of Franciacorta is home not only to the acclaimed La Montina winery but also a Villa, the perfect place for ceremonies and events, and a Museum of Contemporary Art. The family-run business cultivates 72 hectares, with a storage capacity of some 3 million bottles of Franciacorta wine. To ensure the perfect condition of these fabulous Franciacorta wines, the bottles are left to rest in the underground cellar, where the atmosphere is optimal for their preservation.

If you’re curious to taste all the wines produced at La Montina, you can book a guided tour with wine tasting. Alternatively, you can visit their online store and purchase La Montina products.


prestigiose cantine

The small village of Chiuro in the Valtellina mountains is home to one of the area’s most renowned and prestigious wineries: Casa Vinicola Pietro Nera.

Its long and storied tradition in the development and promotion of the area and its winemaking continues today in the production of high-quality wines with unique characteristics. The Valtellina region is well known for its natural landscape, which is among the most rugged and difficult to cultivate. And this is partly why the Nera family has persisted with determination, tending their vineyards with rigorously manual methods. Over the years, this family passion has enabled the estate to produce high-end wines that are utterly unique.

Book a guided wine experience and discover all the essential stages in the cultivation and production of these wonderful wines. wine tasting accompanied by local products.


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Tenuta La Cà is the successful result of a bold project led by two brothers, both under 30. The family-run business was founded in 2018, and consists of a winery and and a guest house on a 15-hectare estate cultivated with vines and olive trees in the hills of Calmasino di Bardolino, just 2 km from Lake Garda. The entire production chain is in-house, with a particular focus on the local area and its products, which are offered to customers. At Tenuta La Cà meticulous attention is paid to every detail; the generosity of the land is carefully selected and intelligently translated into wine.

For a first-hand experience of this wonderful project, we invite you to enjoy a guided tour with wine tasting.


fine wines

Who hasn’t heard of the famous fine wines of Valpolicella? If you’re looking for a unique experience, you really should visit Tenuta Serego Alighieri in Sant’Ambrogio di Valpolicella. The estate takes its name from the sublime poet Dante Alighieri; in fact, the land was bought in 1353 by his son Pietro Alighieri, who had followed his father into exile in Verona. Today Tenuta Serego Alighieri is thought to be the oldest winery in Valpolicella, as well as one of the most prestigious and famous.

We recommend booking a guided wine experience to explore this unparalleled estate. You can admire the barrel workshop and the historic fruttaio, where the grapes are laid out to dry. Afterwards, enjoy a wine tasting accompanied by traditional local products. And if you want to buy the wines after your visit, you can do so directly in the estate’s Wine Shop.


prosecco hills

In the Prosecco hills of Valdobbiadene, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2019, stands the Canevel winery; in local dialect the name means “small cellar”, where the best wines are produced and stored. Occupying 26 hectares in the Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG area, Canevel is today considered one of the most prestigious wineries in terms of innovation and promotion of the Veneto region. Throughout its 40-year history, Canevel has always focused on the entire production chain of sparkling wine, starting with the selection and cultivation of the vineyard and ending with the bottling of this superb product. Guests are always welcome to visit the estate and taste the entire Canevel range of wines.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our article and our ideas for wine lovers.

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