Abrigo Giovanni – A Traditional Winery Nestled Among the Breathtaking Landscapes
Surrounded by mesmerizing vineyards and hazelnut groves, Abrigo Giovanni is a family-run winery located around the hills of Diano d’Alba, in the Langhe region of Piedmont. The estate has an old wine cellar in the Crava farmhouse, along with a new semi-underground cellar. The vineyards’ geographical and morphological location makes it perfect for the cultivation of high-quality, fully-ripened grapes, using which the company produces top-class red and white wines.
Three Generations of Sheer Indulgence
The story started when Giovanni Abrigo shifted from Treiso to Diano d’Alba and purchased plots in the Langhe region, where his family started growing Dolcetto grapes. Along with that, he also raised cattle for beef small livestock animals, cultivated cereal crops, orchards, hazelnut trees, etc. in 1980, after completing his degree in agronomy, Abrigo’s son Giorgio acquired the family business. Accompanied by wife Paola, they commercialized their wines throughout Italy. By 2015, Giorgio’s sons, Giulio and Sergio, joined the family and gave a massive boost to the family’s winemaking business.
Vineyards Enjoy Fertile Terroirs and Microclimate
Abrigo Giovanni has the best parcels situated in the Sorí Dei Crava And Ravera MGA regions to cultivate high-end vines. Around 13 hectares of vineyards surround the winery building, where a variety of grapes are grown. It includes fruity Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, and Barbera, paired with Arneis and Favorita. The grapes are handpicked and moved to the cellar in boxes, where the prestigious DOC and DOCG wines are produced. Besides, the company cultivates IGP Tonda Gentile Trilobata hazelnuts