Fourth-generation at the Gian Piero Marrone
The Gian Piero Marrone winery is in the world-famous Langhe wine region and is now in its fourth generation. Pietro Marrone started the family tradition in 1910. Gian Piero was the third-generation of the family, and the winery is currently run by his kids. The three sisters: Valentina, Serena, and Denisa, along with Serena’s husband Marco, take care of everything, from the production to the distribution to the welcoming at the cellar. They are focused on top-quality wines made with a big heart and great passion.
Proper management of vineyards
The vineyards are the heart of everything, and the family takes extra steps to make sure all the work here is done correctly. There is no use of herbicides, and mechanical tools allow the vine to protect itself from pests. Only certain organic fertilizers are used, and all the work is done manually. This allows them to handpick the best grapes and transport them to the winery for further vinification. The main grape varieties grown here include Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto, Chardonnay, Moscato, Favorita, and Arneis.
Production and bottling at the winery
The grapes are vinified at the cellar to make red, white, and dessert wines. Grapes are brought carefully so that they are not squashed. Alcoholic fermentation takes place at controlled temperatures to maintain the aroma and freshness of wines. After vinification, wines are aged in barrels and barriques for aromatic precision. The right steps in the vineyards and cellar help them make outstanding wines that reflect the quality of the region’s terroir and grapes.