Casa Vinicola Triacca, a Family-Based Winery
Working since 1897, the headquarters of the family-based Casa Vinicola Triacca Winery is located in Campascio, in Valposchiavo, Switzerland. Surrounded by picturesque landscapes, the vineyards and cellars of the winery are positioned in Italy – La Gatta in Valtellina DOCG, La Madonnina in the Chianti Classico appellation and Santavenere in Montepulciano DOC.
Two Brothers Manage the Winery Today
At present, Giovanni and Luca, two brothers of fourth generation, handle the functionality of Casa Vinicola Triacca. Luca is an expert oenologist and supervises the work in the cellar while Giovanni manages the estate and take care of the Swiss market. Both brothers at Casa Vinicola Triacca put their blood and sweat into perfecting the craft of winemaking. Using traditional as well as modern methods, they produce top-class red, white, dessert wines, along with rich-quality sparkling wines under Valtellina Superiore DOCG status.
La Gatta Winery and Their Connection
The Triacca family bought La Gatta Winery in 1969 that covers an area of 40 hectares. On the vineyards, along with the main grape variety, Nebbiolo, La Gatta grows high-quality Pignola, Sauvignon Blanc, and Moscato Rosa and produces 3500 hectoliters of wine, annually. Another winery of Casa Vinicola Triacca is La Madonnina that is expanded over an area of 345 hectares, out of which 100 hectares of land is dedicated to vineyards. Here, the owners cultivate Sangiovese as the principal variety, along with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Furthermore, purchased in 1990, the Santavenere estate, composed of a decagonal cellar, covers an area of 80 hectares, out of which six hectares is for vine cultivation. The winery of Casa Vinicola Triacca delivers 1500 hectoliters of wine per year.