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Cantine Riondo

Riondo is owned by a group of farming and winemaking cooperatives based in Monteforte in the heart of Soave DOCG. The collective is named COLLIS, the Latin for ‘hill’ – reflecting the common territorial denominator of the vineyards of the two founding partners, both hilly vineyards: Cantina di Colognola ai Colli and Cantine dei Colli Berici.

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Mainente

The Mainente brothers, Marco and Davide, were raised by their winemaker father after their mother died when Davide was only seven years old. Elder brother, Marco, the estate’s resident soil expert, began managing the winery with his father while Davide studied winemaking across Italy and New Zealand.  

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Cantina Canoso

Italians know that the very best ideas tend to come together over good food, great wine, and open conversation. One balmy summer evening in 2016, members of the Canoso family came together with some close friends in this setting to consider the future of Cantina Canoso. They had gathered to consider how to differentiate Canoso – how to be more than just another small family winery. 

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Asparagus tricky? Soave’s got this.

Asparagus has a rep for being tricky to match with wine. It can bring out two much sweetness in a wine that isn’t bone dry. Or metallic flavours in a wine that is very high in acidity. But look to the Veneto, and you’ll find abundant inspiration for asparagus recipes. And in Venice, they don't struggle to find a wine to pair with their staggering range of asparagus dishes – Soave is their go-to wine for asparagus season.

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Suavia

The name Suavia derives from the Middle Ages village which sprung up around a castle in the hills of modern-day Soave. It has resonance for the Tessari family, for it was here that they settled in 1800. Though the village of Suavia was long gone, between the vines and olives the Tessaris lived and worked the land for nearly two centuries. 

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