Like our sparkling wines, the territory of Franciacorta is unique. What makes it so special is a mix of natural gifts combined with a know-how handed down across the centuries.
We are talking about a place where wine-making culture dates back to the Lombard period (8th century AD). And it is no accident that our ancestors chose these hills to produce their wines. The morainic soil, the mild microclimate due to the proximity of Lake Iseo and the fresh breezes of Val Camonica combine to create unique conditions for growing vines.
Historic documents dating back to the powerful convent of Santa Giulia da Brescia provide the first recorded evidence of Franciacorta’s excellence in wine production way back in the 8th century AD.
A man in love with his vineyards meets a young expert and visionary. Then there is a question, a moment of silence, and the doors open on a new era.
United around the idea of outstanding quality. The pioneer Franco Ziliani and his family, together with the winemakers of Franciacorta, have changed the history of this territory.
There are certain fascinating stories that only the ancient walls of a sixteenth-century stately home can inspire.
The Berlucchi vineyards are the very essence of Franciacorta. It is here that nature meets the hand of man to give rise to an outstanding fruit.
A small but very special patch of land, with a winemaking culture dating back centuries. Here the mild climate of Lake Iseo meets the fresh breezes of Val Camonica, and the magic of Franciacorta is born.