Cantine Benvenuto

At the core of Benvenuto winery are the values of knowledge, refinement, professionalism, and above all, passion.

Benvenuto winery was created from Giovanni Benvenuto’s passion for winemaking. Moving from Abruzzo to Calabria to Francavilla Angitola, he realized his dream of creating a winemaking company and continued maintaining his grandfather’s land. At Cantina Benvenuto, there is a constant commitment and refinement of agronomic and oenological techniques, which have allowed them to produce a high-quality brand of wine while maintaining the means of production that highlight the unique characteristics of the territory.

Giovanni Benvenuto has taken his passion for winemaking one step further and created Presidio Slow Food. After discovering the rare Zibibbo grape of Pizzo in Francavilla Angitola, he decided to cultivate it and create a precious wine. His goal is to give back to the ancient Calabrian land and culture by using sustainable winemaking techniques that protect the environment. Giovanni and three other wine producers have created the association “I vignaioli dell’Angitola” to revive the Zibibbo grape and bring about a new tradition.

At Benvenuto winery, they are constantly trying to find new and innovative ways to improve their facilities and winemaking techniques while respecting the environment and using scientific knowledge to create a great-tasting wine. After discovering the rare Zibibbo grape of Pizzo in Francavilla Angitola, winemaker Giovanni Benvenuto, decided to cultivate it and create a precious wine. Their winemaking process is unique in that it is carried out in perfect interaction with natural harvest times and cycles and in compliance with the most ancient traditions, preventing mere commercial interests from forcing the maturation process. This is why they don’t bottle their wine in December, just two months after the harvest, because it avoids large distribution and a chemical standardization to the taste.

Grapes

Wines

Red

  • Terra
  • White

  • Mare
  • Benvenuto Calabria IGT
  • Rosé

  • Cielo
  • Dessert Wines

  • Passito “Alchimia” Calabria IGT
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