Vitis in Vulture – The sustainability and credibility of a Lucanian cooperativeVitis In Vulture
The sustainability and credibility of a Lucanian cooperative
Vitis in Vulture is a cooperative of 50 members with 250 hectares of vineyards distributed in the municipalities of Lavello, Melfi, Venosa, Ripacandida, Barile and Maschito, in the heart of theAglianico del Vulture area, in the province of Potenza. The winery consists of two production sites, one in C.da Pozzo d’Alitta and a much larger and more recent one in C.da Finocchiaro, in Lavello, the acquisition of which has made the cooperative one of the largest groups in Basilicata in terms of capacity. productive. The new property has an annexed archaeological site unearthed during the renovations, and has a modern barrel cellar designed by the Japanese architect Hikaru Mori.
To direct this great reality isDr. Giuseppe Avigliano, agronomist and agricultural entrepreneur whocares about the sustainability of the company in which all producers have obtained certification forintegrated or organic production.
The President has brought his experience in the oenological and agro-industrial sectors into a cooperative, with the main objective being the complete traceability of all operations, from the vineyard to the direct marketing of the finished product. The winery offers a wide range of products that enhance native vines such as Aglianico, Fiano, Falanghina, Primitivo, Moscato, Greco and Malvasia; the lava soil and the continental climate create a terroir that personalizes and makes the aromas and character of these wines unique, with the Forentumand Labellumlines to which two sparkling wines have been added,Enjoy Rosè from Aglianico, and Enjoy Blanc from Chardonnayand Fiano.
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