Cantina Toblino is a highly respected co-operative cellar based in Trentino and known for the production of traditional method sparkling wines from Trento DOC. Members are keen to highlight their specialism in cultivating the local Nosiola grape, a variety capable of giving crisp white wines with subtle notes of apple and almond.
Elisabetta Foradori took over her family estate when she was 19 and set about converting it to an approach of sustainable viticulture. Today the Foradori name is associated with Teroldego and authentic expressions of the Nosiola grape.
Terre di Pietra craft a number of small production wines in the Valpolicella region. The estate is known best for the ‘Rosson’ Amarone della Valpolicella, of which they only produce around 2500 bottles a year.
Michele Satta is one of the most respected names in Bolgheri having been instrumental in the founding of the DOC more than 20 years ago. The wines are widely acclaimed and command a significant price. They partner Sangiovese with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.