Tenuta Travaglino, a Medieval Monastery becomes a Winery
Converted from a medieval monastery to a wineproducing reality, Tenuta Travaglino is located in Calvignano, a mesmerizing town of Oltrepò Pavese in the south Lombardia. Today, the company owns 12 farms that are beautifully renovated, respecting the tradition and culture of the region. The magnificent countryside around the estate speaks a lot about the rich history, traditions and winemaking vocation of the area.
History of Travagalino Since 1111
The history of Travagalino dates back to 1111, and since 1868 it is owned by the Comi family. Later, Countess Giuseppina Sottocasa joined Vincenzo Comi and extended the cultivating land up 189 hectares. With great passion and dedication, Vincenzo revolutionized the estate and converted it a modernized cellar in 1965. He also restructured the wine tasting room and hospitality center of the winery. To date, the fifth generation of the Comi family is handling the administration of the winery and Cristina and AlessandroCerri Comi are the current owners.
Travaglino Winery, Nestled Amongst a Wooded Pastoral Setting
The Travaglino winery, immersed in rural and wooded scenery, covers a land of 400 hectares out of which 80 hectares are dedicated to vineyards. Donato Lanati, a wine consultant, along with oenologist Achille Bergami, with their expert skills, manages the vineyards and the cellar. The company grows unique Pinot Noir and Renan Riesling to produce top-class red, white, and sparkling wines, in combination with rich-quality rose and dessert wines. From efficient winemaking to an extensive tours and tastings, Travagalino Winery has evolved immmensely over the last few years. The winery cellar has undergone many changes. Many advanced technologies have been introduced, and old concrete barrels and barriques are replaced with large stainless steel tanks.