At the end of the 1990s, the Bolfo family began renovations on the ruins of a 17C convent and its surrounding vineyards within the UGA of Castelnuovo Berardenga, to the Siena end of the Chianti Classico area.  The estate is quite large – 265 hectares including 105 hectares under vine – with various terroirs but […]

Villa Rosa

Villa Rosa’s vines extend over 30 hectares in Castellina in Chianti at altitudes between 225 and 425 metres. The Cecchi Family purchased the property from the Lucherini Bandini Family in 2015, after their careful stewardship over 70 years. As soon as the company was purchased, a meticulous project of soil profiling commenced, consisting of in-depth […]


With a reputation for consistently exceeding expectations of quality while simultaneously shattering them on price, Nugan Estate sources grapes from leading wine growing regions in the Riverina, King Valley, Langhorne Creek, Coonawarra, McLaren Vale and Wrattonbully regions. Eighty years after the family business was kicked off by Alfredo Nugan, and just over 20 since bottling […]

Le Potazzine

Le Potazzine is a small estate of only about five hectares, divided between Brunello di Montalcino DOCG and just a few kilometres to the south at Sant’Angelo in Colle. The vines sit at 507 and 420 meters above sea level respectively and were planted between 15 and 30 years ago. The Potazzine team focus on […]


Founded in 1925, Pasqua Wines is a family business with both historic roots and dynamic practice. The modern winery is based in Verona, with wines sourced from multiple regions in Italy. The range includes traditional table and sparkling wines, innovative blends and shake-ups on the classic styles, through to the use of New-world practices with […]


From a small group of friends in 1994 with a commitment to artisan growers and a hands-on approach, the Fantini group has become one of the largest wine producing associations in Italy, all while never stepping away from its boutique origins. The key is the partnerships with small family farms that have been in the […]


Cecchi is based in Castellina in Chianti, an area sometimes termed as the ‘Goldilocks of Chianti Classico’, as it fits between the heights and muscular wines of Radda and the lower- sited, plush wines of Panzano. Castellina lies in the south-east of the Classico region, at altitudes between 350 and 600m. Most of the Cecchi […]

Castello del Terriccio

With new-world ideals in a wine region that dates back to the Etruscans, Castello del Terriccio is a place suspended in time, a sprawling traditional Tuscan farm peppered with ancient buildings, olive groves, forest and 65 hectares of vineyards that extend along the northern limit of the Maremma subregion. When the Ferri family took control […]

Stefani Estate

Stefano Stefani comes from the rolling hills of Tuscany where his grandfather owned a vineyard and was an avid collector of fine wines. Some years after moving to Australia in 1985, Stefano and his wife Rina acquired their first vineyard at Long Gully Road in the Yarra Valley, planted to Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay […]


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). […]