With a lineage dating back to the mid-19th century, Antonio Facchin e Figli vineyard has played an instrumental role in helping shape the viniculture in the Treviso region. Created by Antonio Facchin in 1870, the vineyard has gone on to encompass over 38 hectares, producing everything from Prosecco DOC Treviso, Pinot Grigio and Merlot. The vineyard has similarly expanded to produce Grappa, showcasing the winery’s diverse production of viniculture.
With many grape varietals laying claim to the area, Antonio Facchin & Figli incorporates age old traditions with a more modern approach to wine making, utilizing innovation and a continued emphasis on research to guarantee a continued level of quality wine production on par with the best the Veneto has to offer. The town of San Polo, replete with history and Roman ruins, serves as the perfect backdrop for a vineyard that prides itself with upholding local tradition and embracing the roots that helped define it.
Being situated in the heart of prosecco country, Antonio Facchin & Figli prides itself in its high quality spumante. The Prosecco Superiore DOCG, one of the vineyard’s most acclaimed, represents the culmination of dedicated viniculture in conjunction with the region’s Glera grape, a defining factor in the vineyard’s and the Veneto’s success in producing globally acclaimed Prosecco and wines.
Located at the foothills of the Dolomites, the vineyard is based in arguably one of Treviso’s most scenic locals. With a rich alpine ecosystem surrounded by centuries of history, a visit to the Facchin & Figli vineyards provides ample opportunity to witness one of northern Italy’s most beautiful areas while being enveloped by a culture of viniculture and gastronomy.
The company is an ‘open cellar’ and they are happy to welcome their guests every day of the year with guided tours and tastings of wine and local dishes in the farmhouse.
To offer the best possible experiential journey, it is advisable to arrange and book the tasting.
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.