In 1958, Vincenzo Treffiletti and his wife Nunziata Spuches moved back to Sicily after several years in South America, driven by a passion for their homeland and a dream to grow vineyards.
Today their grandsons, Valerio and Renzo, continue their mission on the tiny 2.7 hectare plot producing less than 4000 bottles per year, most of which are Nerello Mascalese and Capuccio.
In 2002 after years of making wine in Tuscany, Peter Wiegner and his wife Laura Puccetti bought 6 hectares of vineyards on Mount Etna, 750 meters above sea level, near the world heritage town of Passopisciaro.
Today, with their enologist son Marco, they organically farm mostly Nerello Mascalese, Capuccio and Carricante.
Romagna means hospitality and warmth, as well as a genetic spirit to create and innovate.
People here open their houses and spend all their lives finding new ways to recover old things, make them shine again.
A pretty simple recipe to good living, we feel.
Poggio Bonelli is located in the southern part of the Chianti Classico region, near Siena. Sangiovese, award-winning Supertuscan varietals, and a truly special combination of sustainable agriculture, authentic and straightforward style, and the best practices in the vineyards and cellars...
An alcoholic drink made from fermented grapes.
Once consumed, one might feel happier, inclined to laugh, be more aware of where it comes from, travel to experience its people and its place of inspiration.