In 1983, Cesare Ruggeri launched its entry into the field of sparkling wines, and today it boasts an extraordinary heritage of expertise–know-how spread over a vast array of its own production secrets, both great and small; a deep understanding of its entire growing area and its vineyards; and an inborn sensitivity to the health and well-being of each vineyard.
For some years now, Cesare’s three children, Silvia, Alberto, and Veronica, have been intensely involved in winery activities, bringing to its operation a surge of enthusiasm and the invaluable innovative spirit characteristic of the young generations, without however forgetting love for their own land and respect for winemaking traditions.
Although from the outside, the winery complex looks like the traditional local farmstead, with its attached wine cellar, the interior is marked by modernity, boasting the most technologically advanced equipment.
The estate vineyards, totalling a full 40 hectares, are not a common feature of the denomination but are a distinctive feature of this operation. They do not all lie near the winery but are distributed among 16 farm properties in the Valdobbiadene and Conegliano areas and in that of Montello.
This makes it possible to create wines with ultra-distinct personalities that reflect the specific characteristics innate in the soils and weather conditions of very uncommon terroirs.
Le Colture sparkling wines are made solely with the Glera grape, grown almost exclusively in the family vineyards lying in the Valdobbiadene DOCG and harvested only by hand.The winery offers some activities:
The winery offers some activities:
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.