Monthly Archives: August 2018
“The embodiment of the American dream on Italian soil” can be described as the story of a successful company Castello Banfi in one sentence.
In the early 1970s, two brothers, Harry and John Mariani, arrived in Italy (Brunello region). The brothers’ love for wine production was grafted by their father, the famous New York winemaker John Mariani. Continue reading
Italy occupies a leading position in the world ranking of wine production. Despite the fact that in Italy itself the level of wine consumption is decreasing annually, production is constantly growing. Today Italians produce about 60 million hectoliters of wine per year. Areas of mass wine production are Sicily, Lazio, Venice and Apully.
It all began with the Greeks …
It was the Greeks in the X century BC. er began to explore the Mediterranean, and during their colonial campaigns along the way engaged in the cultivation of grapes. The first points of sale of wine were Sicily and Calabria. Continue reading