Duchessa Lia

As part of the Capetta group, Duchessa Lia represents the accessible end of Piemonte, with pricing that encourages trial and opens the region to a new drinker. The wines cover a similar spectrum as the Balbi Soprani range, and we bring in just a segment to support the wines above. Despite the size of the […]

Cordero di Montezemolo

The Cordero di Montezemolo family has historic and deep roots in Piemonte. Since 1340, nineteen generations in succession have managed the Monfalletto property in La Morra, the centre of the production of Barolo wine. The flagship single-body vineyard of 28 hectares in Barolo—a rare phenomenon in a region where small pieces of land are generally […]

Balbi Soprani

Established by Francesco Capetta in the late 1980’s as Cantine Capetta, the Balbi Soprani project is now an agricultural estate that brings together 20 hectares of Balbi Soprani vineyards in Cuneo (to the southwest of Asti), plus selected plots guaranteed by the Capetta family. Winemakers since 1953, the Capetta family operates in Piedmont across the […]


Steve Maglieri is so good at setting up a family winegrowing business, he’s done it twice. Maglieri Wines and its estate was sold to Beringer Blass in the 1990s after 40 years of operation. Soon after, Steve acquired the old Andrew Garret site, which is now his own family estate, named Serafino (Steve’s Italian name). […]