The company has its headquarters on the property of the Ranieri family, a land rich in vineyards and olive groves, among green hills that enjoy mild winters, gentle springs and sunny summers.
The property boasts one hundred hectares and is located in an area that has always been suited to the cultivation of vines, neighbouring the Vitravo river, a tributary of the Neto, overlooking the nearby Ionian sea, and under the Mediterranean sun; these are elements that make it possible to obtain grapes suitable to give you wines of excellent quality.
In the early nineties, the first real winery was opened by Albino Bianchi, the husband of the current owner Mrs. Clara. Dr. Albino oversees each stage of the production process with the help of internationally renowned oenologists with the sole aim of preserving the indigenous vines of this land, a tradition that dates back to the time of ancient Greece, to ensure that each type of wine exhibits the unique flavours and fragrances that can only be replicated in this area.
Each wine produced at La Pizzuta del Principe is made from a longstanding passion for winemaking that has been passed on from generation to generation.
What to do and see in the region?
Guided tour through the historical ruins of the archaeological site of Hera Lacinia
Sila National Park
Guided tours to visit the ancient ruins of Magna Graecia
The vineyard organizes several activities for the public.
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.