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Recioto has an ancient history that dates back to the Romans. In Roman times it was not called Recioto di Soave but from some poems of Plinio il Vecchio, he explained different recipes about how to prepare the “Vinum Passum” (sweet, dried wine). In order to obtain “Vinum Passum” the grapes were left on the plant to dry for about a month after the harvest; another way was to harvest them immediately and leave in the

The Soave wine region and its denomination (DOC) is divided in two areas: classic and extended. The classical area is called that way to underline its historical origin. The name classico can only be used by the wines that are produced with grapes coming from the classical area that is located between Soave and Monteforte d’Alpone. In relation to the denomination of Soave, even if it is a small territory in terms of hectares, it presents multiple

Cantina del Castello is a winery located in the heart of Soave. This little medieval town has about 7 thousand people and it is a real pearl located 20 km from Verona and 80 from Venice. The rich soil and volcanic territory make the rolling hills around Soave the perfect place for growing vines and grapes. Soave represents the Italian values of good food, great landscape and good wine! History, legends and important people in the

2020 has not been easy for the whole world. Regarding Italian wineries there has been some updates related to the quantities of fruit per hectare that each winery can produce. Some DOC consortium, like the one in Soave, decided to reduce the quantity in order to preserve the quality of the grapes. Our vineyards of Garganega and Trebbiano are in the Classico area of Soave and they include also the Pressoni vineyard that is a subarea of