The Fornasier family began harvesting grapes in the late 1800s and began vinification in 1918 with the return of Signore Giuseppe from World War I. Ever since then, he and his family have been producing and supplying wine to the region of Veneto. To this day, they continue to honour the family tradition by supplying the finest wines and continuously strive to enrich their guest experience. Hence, the choice to produce wine with supply chain certification, by selecting the best production areas and involving a new generation of agronomists and wine technicians in the project. The winery is also environmentally conscious and values consumer health, which has attracted the appeal of many.
The winery produces 3 products, which capture the unique characteristics of the local Veneto terroir. It produces 2 sparkling Prosecco wines, DOC and DOCG, as well as a still Prosecco wine. All of the Glera grapes used to produce these wines are cultivated within the Vidor area within the province of Treviso, which has a history of winemaking dating back to the early Middle Ages. Take the time to discover this winery and its beautiful setting with a stay in their Casa Giustina guesthouse.
Casa Giustina Guesthouse by Riccardo Azienda Agricola
This single guesthouse is located in an old restored farmhouse. It has 3 bedrooms and features a sauna and a wine cellar. Breakfast is included in the stay.
The guest house is located in Vidor, which lies on the border of the Prosecco DOC and DOCG denominations in Veneto.
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.