This page lists all styles of wine we have available from the various regions, vineyards, history and trophies.
MOL01 Il Volano IGT
MOL02 Chianti Classico DOCG
MOL03 Chianti Classico “Riserva” DOCG
MOL04 Chianti Classico “Il Margone” Riserva DOCG
MOL05 Gratius “Super Tuscan” IGT
· Best emerging winery of the year; then every year they have received many accolades.
· Top 25 new company in the world (Decanter)
· Top 100 winery in the world.
· In 2006 “Gambero Rosso” again gave 3 Bicchieri.
· Duemili Vini (highest marks)
· Wine & Spirits – US magazine, during a tasting of 242 Tuscan Wines; elevated “il Margone Riserva”
to 1st Place and the Chianti Classico in 6th Place, both accompanied with great tasting notes.
· Gold Medal in 2007 by Decanter “World Wine Awards” for the “Gratius”
· 5 Stars - 2007 Decanter Magazine for ‘Gratius’ and ‘Il Margone’ – 4 Stars for Chianti Classico Riserva.
· 3 Bicchieri (3 Glasses) by Gambero Rosso for “Gratius”
· 3 Bicchieri for Chianti Classico Riserva
· 2 Bicchieri for Chianti Classico
· 2 Bicchieri for “Il Volano”
· 2 Bicchieri for “Il Margone”
This incredibly successful winery started just in 1999. Their first vintage was released late 2002. In 2003 they entered their wines in the most important Italian wine guide “Gambero Rosso” and immediately Won the highest prize “3 Bicchieri” (3 glasses) and every year since. “Il Volano” is also highly recommended for excellent Price for Quality.
TERRE DI SICILIA
TER01 Nero d’Avola “Terre di Sicilia” IGT
TER02 Inzolia “Terre di Sicilia” (W) IGT
CRETE Di LAMONE
CDL01 Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore DOC
BORGO ALLE VIGNE
BOR01 Pinot Grigio “Grave” del Friuli (W) DOC
MAR01 Prosecco di Valdobbiadene (S) DOC
TENUTA DI SESTA
TDS01 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
TDS02 Rosso di Montalcino DOC
TDS03 Poggio d’Arna (Montalcino) IGT
· 2 Bicchieri (2 Red Glasses) by Gambero Rosso for Brunello di Montalcino
· 2 Bicchieri for Poggio d’Arna
· 1 Bicchieri for Rosso di Montalcino
Was once the feudal field of the noble and powerful Siennese family the Tolomei. Since 1850 this estate has belonged to the Ciacci family. Tenuta di Sesta first vintage of Brunello di Montalcino dates back to 1966, a date that underlines the winery membership among the historical producers of these prestigious red wines.
The vineyards are located south of Montalcino in an enviable position regarded by most experts as one of absolute privilege, allowing the vines to benefit from climatic advantages, added to the quality of, the “terroir” and the family philosophy to produce wines that express the intensity, the elegance and the decisive character of the vines in this supreme land. It is highly recommended also in the wine guide “Vini d’Italia”.
FAR01 Ripasso Superiore DOC
FAR02 Amarone della Valpolicella DOC
· “Selections Mondiales des Vins – Montreal”
· The “International Wine & Spirit Competition”
· “Diploma di Gran Menzione” at the International Wine Competition Vinitaly.
These wineries are situated just outside Verona, in the heart of the Valpolicella region, surrounding the Patriarchal house belonging to the Farina family since 1500. They produce great wines such as Amarone, Valpolicella Classico, Ripasso and Recioto, and the lighter white wines Soave and Bianco di Custoza. Prestigious are the Cru, Amarone Riserva “Montefante”, Amarone Classico and Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso “Vigna Montecorna”. The winery is present in the world’s most prestigious markets. Farina wines have received several important recognitions from the most respected specialists of the field, and highly awarded at the international wine competitions listed above
TERRE DEI TRULLI
TDT01 Salice Salento DOC
TDT02 Puglia Primitivo IGT
TDT03 Puglia Negroamaro IGT
MUS01 Pinot Grigio (W) IGT
BOL01 Barolo “Vigne dei Fantini” DOCG
BOL02 Barolo “Bussia” DOCG
· Robert Parker (USA) -91/100 + 90/100
· 3 Stars Decanter (USA)
· “3 Star” by “Vini d’Italia” Guide of L’Espresso
· Merum (Germany) 3 Stars
· Vinum (Europe) 3 Stars
· High Recommendation, Veronelli (Italy) 91/100 & 90/100
Silvano Bolmida’s family has grown grapes for a long time in “Bussia” the historical heart for Barolo. Silvano became a winemaker in 1987 after 12 years experience in the region. He later rebuilt the family vineyards and started to produce Barolo with his own method of vinification, new and creative techniques to maximise the potentiality allowed by soil/grape/climate. Accolades for both his Barolo’s have accumulated in the past 5 years with many praises as stated above.
CBR01 Gavi di Gavi “A Michela” (W) DOCG
CBR02 Langhe Arneis (W) DOC
CBR03 Dolcetto d’Alba “Giuna” DOC
CBR04 Barbera d’Asti DOC
CBR05 Barbera d’Alba “Villa Lisa” DOC
CBR06 Nebbiolo d’Alba “Valmaggiore” DOC
CBR07 Barbaresco “Fanin” Riserva DOCG
CBR08 Barolo “Marialunga” DOCG
CBR09 Barolo “Batistot” Riserva DOCG
The Veglio family has owned the properties “Cascina Bruni” winery for over 100 years, taking great care of the vineyards and the traditional winemaking techniques of high quality standards. From generation to generation their philosophy of producing limited amounts of wines, individually vineyard by vineyard. The ageing of Barolo and Barbaresco takes place in big Slavonic oak, German oak, French oak and chestnut-wood casks for 2/4 years. While Dolcetto d’Alba and the whites Gavi di Gavi, Roero Arneis, Moscato d’Asti and Spumante are released young, the Barbera and Nebbiolo, deserve a special remark because are refined in big Slavonic oak casks for 6-12 months in order to bring out their unique qualities. Naturally ‘Big Time’ is spent with Barolo for their Oak ageing required.
DRA01 Grillo (W) IGT
DRA02 Nero d’Avola IGT
URC01 Greco di Tufo (W) DOCG
URC02 Fiano di Avellino (W) DOCG
URC03 Taurasi DOCG
URC04 Aglianico delle Campania IGT
URC05 Arbosto Rosso
· Finalist for 3 Bicchieri (3 Glasses) by Gambero Rosso for Taurasi
· 2 Bicchieri for Fiano di Avellino
· 2 Bicchieri for Greco di Tufo
· 2 Bicchieri for Aglianico
The “Dynamic Duo Brothers” Ciro and Antonello are so well amalgamated yet with so different in personalities and tastes, however they share the same passion and culture in producing great wines. This year their 2002 Taurasi was the ONLY wine to make the “Final” stage of Gambero Rosso, ending just short of the 3 “Red” Glasses. Their Fiano di Avellino and Greco di Tufo also with 2 “Red” Glasses and the Aglianico with 2 glasses. An exceptional range of wines marked by Gambero Rosso as highly recommended, especially with Price for Quality comparison.
POGGIO DELLE BACCANTI
PDB01 Lacryma Christi “Bianco” (W) DOC
PDB02 Lacryma Christi “Rosso” DOC
RTE01 Lambrusco “Salamino di S. Croce” - Secco (dry) DOC
RTE02 Lambrusco “Grasparossa” - Amabile (sweeter) DOC
VIG01 Verdicchio di Jesi Classico Superiore DOC “Valle delle Lame”
· 2 Bicchieri (2 Glasses) by Gambero Rosso
· 1 Bicchieri (2 glasses) by Gambero Rosso
Maurizio Ceci is the proud owner and winemaker of good quality Verdicchio di Jesi in a town situated on the eastern side of the Marche region on the Adriatic sea. His Verdicchio has received several trophies, praises and various recommendations, in many competitions.
RED01 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
· Silver Medal at Mundus Vini International Competition.
· 2 Bicchieri (2 glasses) by the Italian Wine Guide “Gambero Rosso” mentioning both Nobile di Montepulciano and Rosso di Montepulciano.
· “3 Stars” given by “Vini d’Italia” guide L’Espresso.
“Redi” Vino Nobile di Montepulciano has been established for 70 years and it has become the biggest winemaking reality in the Montepulciano district. They have won a large number of accolades over the decades. This year they have won ; Silver Medal with Vino Nobile, participated to the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, an important International Wines Competition.
CAMPO ALLA SUGHERA
CSU01 Adeo “Bolgheri” DOC
· Gold Medal by Decanter and “Trophy Regional Winner”
· 90 points by Robert Parker – The Wine Advocate
· 2 Bicchieri (2 glasses) by Gambero Rosso – Every Year since the first time entered the competition
· Gran Medaglia d’Oro ( Grand Golden Medal) at the International Enologic Concourse.
This Winery is another incredible success. The World renowned company Knauf founded this vineyard in 1998 in the evocative settings of Bolgheri, planting mostly international varieties. The cultivation is conceived with a very low yield per plant in order to produce a superior quality of grapes. The Adeo has been awarded many Trophies some of which are listed above.
CHI01 Felciaino “Bolgheri” DOC
· 2 Bicchieri (2 Glasses) by Gambero Rosso 2004
· 1 Bicchiere by Gambero Rosso 2005
This vineyard is situated just next door to the very famous world class Ornellaia, taking advantage of the very fertile terrain and climate conditions. Bolgheri is positioned on the west coast of the Tyrrenian Sea, a location very similar to Bordeaux. Chiappini produces only a few wines but with excellent cost for quality comparison.
FATTORIA Di FUGNANO
NFU01 Vernaccia di S. Gimignano (W) DOCG
NFU02 Chianti “Colli Senesi” DOCG
NFU03 Donna Gina “Sangiovese” IGT
NFU04 Legami “Super Tuscan” IGT
CAM01 Morellino di Scansano DOC
VUL01 Aglianico del Vulture DOC
VUL02 Aglianico “Verronero” Riserva DOC
CAS01 Cannonau di Sardegna “Capo Ferrato” DOCG
CAS02 Parolto “Isola Dei Nauraghi” DOC
CAS03 Vermentino “Praidis” DOC
· 2 Bicchieri (2 Glasses) by Gambero Rosso for Parolto,
· 2 Bicchieri for Cannonau
· 1 Bicchieri for Vermentino
This vineyard near Cagliari in Sardinia has a good history of producing good wines. We have chosen their best regarded wines; Parolto, Cannonau and Vermentino, much appreciated by Italian as well as International consumers.
They have won many trophies, some of which are listed above
AZIENDA AGRICOLA MOLA
HAAM01 Aleatico dell’Elba DOCG
· 2 Bicchieri (2 Glasses) Gambero Rosso.
· Best awards by Vini Buoni d’Italia for year 2002 – 03 - 04.
· 2006 Gold Medal at Los Angeles County Fair. - 2005 Silver Medal at Los Angeles County Fair.
This Vineyard is located in the Isle of Elba, near Porto Azzuro in Tuscany. Great attention has been dedicated to Aleatico, since the Renaissance period as it is one of the very few existing red “passito” all over the world, resulting from 100% Aleatico grapes. Only perfectly ripe and healthy grapes are hand-picked resulting in low yield, and it has won many trophies.
TERRI DEI SESI
HTSE01 Passito di Pantelleria “Le Conche” DOC
HTSE02 Moscato di Pantelleria “Isola del Vento” DOC
· 2007 – Decanter Award – Silver Medal -
These wine are made in the most southern small island of Sicily. The grapes are left on the plant for a long period in order to dry the fruit. Hence a much smaller quantity of juice is produced, full of sweet flavours, smooth on the palate. Many people recognize that the difference between a good Passito and Château d'Yquem is not that great, especially if compared with the price.
LIQUORS AND SPIRITS
HGDC01 Limoncello Costa d’Amalfi (Tall Bottle)
HGDC02 Limoncello Costa d’Amalfi (Tall Bottle)
HGDC01 Limoncello Costa d’Amalfi (Tall Bottle) 700ml
HGDC03 Limoncello Costa d’Amalfi (Rectangular Bottle) 700ml
HGDC04 Limoncello Costa d’Amalfi (Plain Bottle) 1000ml
HGDC05 Limoncello Costa d’Amalfi (Plain Bottle) 2000ml
HMRT01 Sambuca - OPTIMA Martelletti 700ml
HMRT03 Amaretto - BRONZEE (sold out) 700ml
HMRT06 Limoncello - O’ SOLE Martelletti 700ml
HMRT07 Limoncello - O’ SOLE
WISDOM CREEK – Barossa Valley S.A.
•2007 – TOP 50 AUSTRALIAN SHIRAZ - Great Australian Shiraz Challenge
•2007 – Silver Medal – Wine Style Asia Award
WC01 Shiraz “Reserve” Premium 100% Barossa 2005
PARAGON VALLEY– Barossa Valley S.A.
•Bronze at the International Wine Challenge 2008
•Bronze at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2008.
Par01 Paragon Valley Premium Shiraz 2005
PROPHET PLEDGE Adelaide Hills S.A.
MDA01 Sauvignon Blanc 2008
MOON DOG ACRE
•2007 Commendation – Wine Style Asia Award
•2007 Bronze Medal Diploma – Adelaide Wine Show
MDA02 Chardonnay 2008
MDA03 Shiraz 2003
MDA04 Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
TWIN BAYS - Fleurieu Peninsula S.A
TB02 Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
TB03 Shiraz “Reserve Bin” 2004
TB04 Cabernet Sauvignon “Reserve Bin” 2004
KINGSLEY GROVE ESTATE Kingaroy Qld.
KIN01 Sparkling White ‘Tingle’ Semillon
KIN02 Sparkling Pink ‘Tickle’
KIN04 Chardonnay “Jimmy’s Block”
KIN05 Queensland Green
KIN06 Sweet Berry Rose Sangiovese
KIN08 ‘Hilltop’ Shiraz
KIN09 Cabernet Sauvignon
HORECA & WINEWORLD WINES
TALENTI – Montalcino - Tuscany
This vineyard is located in Pian di Conte, south of Montalcino, close by the small medieval village of Sant'Angelo in Colle. The Winery was founded in 1980 when Pierluigi Talenti decided to acquire the property which had so enchanted him since the 1950's. The experience and the long cloning research made on the winery has been elevate to its highest levels of quality respecting the traditional method, but improving on technics. Many accolades have been received by this magnificent Brunello di Montalcino producers:
•3 Bicchieri (3 glasses) by “Gambero Rosso” - Brunello di Montalcino and Riserva
•Gold by Decanter - Brunello di Montalcino
•3 Stars Vini d’Italia “Espresso” - Brunello di Montalcino – Rosso di Montalcino – Pian di Conte
•3 Silver Medals Concours Mondial Bruxelles
•5 grappoli “Highest” (5 stars) Associazione Sommelier Duemilavini
MARTELLETTI – Piedmont
“Casa Martelletti” is situated near Asti in Piedmont producing a number of wines such as Barolo Riserva, Brachetto d’Acqui, Moscato d’Asti, Barbera d’Asti and Grappa, that have reached high accolades. Most importantly, the wines are sold at very reasonable cost creating the connection quality – price. Among the trophies received are:
•Silver Medal by “Decanter Wine Awards”
•Crown by Guida Vini Buoni d’Italia”
•Bronze by “Concorso Enologilo Grandi Spumanti”
•Gran Menzione by “Vinitaly”
•Gold Medal by “Concorso Nazionale Vini DOC & DOCG”
LE GINESTRE – Piedmont
“Le Ginestre” vineyard is located in the village of Grinzane Cavour, in the Famous Langhe hills in Piedmont, In the XVIII century, most of the land around Grinzane Castle belonged to Count Camillo Benso of Cavour, the political architect of the Unification of Italy. Most work in the vineyards is carried out by hand, and only organic fertilizers are useed, while vine diseases are prevented using natural copper and sulphur-based products. Barolo, Nebbiolo and Barbera, are matured in Slovanian oak casks and French barrels. The Winery has received various recognitions
•“Concorso Enologico Internazionale Vinitaly”
•“Vinalies Internationales Oenologues de France” in Paris.
BIANCHI – Piedmont
The Bianchi family has owned wine vineyards for 6 generations, since 1785, when Giuseppe Bianchi “Primo” (The first), was producing excellent wines near towns of Gattinara. His major estimator was the legendary “Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour” one of the Italian leaders and instigators for the liberation of Italy from foreign oppressor during that period. Since 1990, Bianchi wines have been produced Organically and exported to many countries in Europe, USA, Japan, South America, and proudly are now in Australia. Famous for their reds, Gattinara and Ghemme and the very rare white grape, Erbaluce. Among many other accolades, the most famous Italian wine guide “Gambero Rosso” has given;
•2 Bicchieri (2 Glasses) to Gattinara
•2 Bicchieri to Ghemme.
BIA01 Erbaluce “Luminae” (Organic) 2006
BIA02 Nebbiolo “Colline Novaresl” (Organic) 2006
BIA03 Ghemme (Organic) 2001
BIA04 Gattinara (Organic) 2001
I GIUSTI E ZANZA – Lucca - Tuscany
I Giusti & Zanza Vigneti have been producing wine since 1995 in the hills of Fauglia, on the Tuscan coast near Pisa with mild marine climate. They produce several grape varietals and all vines are grown organically with no chemical fertilizers or weedkillers, nor artificial irrigation either. All vines are harvested by hand so as to make a first selection of grapes directly in the vineyard. Dulcamara and Belcore are winners of many awards with high scores.
•“2 Glasses” by Gambero every year since the 1998 vintage and Highly Recommended.
•Wine Advocate – Award Winners
•Decanter – High recognition
•Wine Enthusiast – Brilliant scores