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Cantina di Venosa

Written by Piero Pardini


Venosa is one of the most beautiful, ancient and interesting tourist resorts in Italy, rich in history and art, the birthplace of the poet Orazio Flacco and Prince Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa.
Venosa is the home of one of the most renowned wineries in southern Italy: Cantina di Venosa.

The winery boasts a rich tradition, which has led it to grow over the years. Founded in 1957, with a few partners, today it has about 350 (most of Venosa and the neighboring municipalities) that care for 800 hectares of vineyards.

Ownership: Cooperative of producers
Oenological management: Donato Gentile
Agronomic management: Rocco Manieri
Viticulture: integrated pest management
Vineyard hectares: 800
Bottles produced: 1,500,000
Direct sales: yes
Visits to the company: yes
Foundation year: 1957

Labels reviewed
Carato Venusio 2012
Gesualdo 2017
Matematico 2019
Verbo Aglianico del Vulture 2018
Verbo Aglianico del Vulture 2017
Verbo Malvasia di Basilicata 2018

Cantina di Venosa
Via Appia, 86
85029 Venosa (PZ)
Phone: +39 0972 36702

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post", Italian based International digital wine platform.
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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