Land That Once Belonged to the Great Counts de Capua
At the turn of the Irpinia and Sannio appears vineyards of the Greco di Tufo, Fiano, Falanghina, and Aglianico. These lands once belonged to the Great Counts de Capua, a feudal lord thousand years ago. The main types of grapes that grow here are the Greco di Tufo, Fiano, Aglianico, and Falanghina.
Contea de’ Altavilla, A Jewel of Italian Oenology
Contea de’ Altavilla is a family-run winery. All the members of the family under the direction of Mr. Umberto Bruno, take care of the land, the winery, the marketing, the international trade and fairs with love and dedication. Their wines have won several international prizes and are being appreciated all over the world. The estate has a unique combination, sun, soil, sun and microclimate where mankind was able to give their best, now proven by the selection of the vines that are now the pride of Irpinia and Sannio.
The winery that Follows Traditions from the Greek Colonization
The area has a long tradition of winemaking since the greek colonization. Here, the winery cultivates vines that were introduced with the Greek colonization and produces wines that make this area a jewel of Italian oenology. The winery was born from the passion and love for the land, but also from the professionalism of those who work there and from the advanced technology of the structures. Contea de’ Altavilla takes care of the entire production cycle, from harvesting to processing the grapes, from the refining process to bottling, in their own property.