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Villa Spinosa

Villa Spinosa

Villa Spinosa

Villa Spinosa

Villa Spinosa

Villa Spinosa

Our idea about wine

We tell our wines through the eyes and heart of those who produce them

Looking at the valleys of Negrar and Marano, in the heart of the Valpolicella Classica, people are charmed
by the rows of vines, the old olive trees and cherry trees: an amazing landscape designed by men.  

Our story is bond to this land: a unique hillside region with an heritage that Villa Spinosa wants to defend
and preserve by respecting nature, traditions and patient work in the vineyard.

Our love for this land, our passion by making our cru vineyards Jago, Figari and Costa del Buso express their best
and our work in the cellar, all contributes to the character and personality of our wines. That is a sign of tipicity and quality for each wine of our family, from Valpolicella to Superiore and Ripasso, from Amarone to Recioto.

 

A wine speaks for itself not only in the glass

elegant packaging, important awards, seducing images

Our elegant packages are meant for original gifts, souvenirs and wedding favours.
Reviews and awards are an incentive to improve ourselves and face the daily work or any event with new enthusiasm and passion.
We like to record that work and passion with pictures from our world, the photo gallery of Villa Spinosa. 

 

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Special packages

Special packages

Precious magnum bottles, elegant gift boxes and original bottles with personalised labels are our proposals for your gifts, favours and souvenirs.

Awards and Reviews

Awards and Reviews

Italian wine guides and international wine magazines always taste our wines. Here are the most important reviews and awards.

Ask our wine specialist

Ask our wine specialist

Here is a very special chance: talk to our wine expert and ask him everything you want to know about the Villa Spinosa's wines.

Life in the vineyard

a vineyard is a demanding boss paying us back generously during the harvest

Viticulture in this region is dated back to old times and every winemaker is the custodian
of a cultural and historical heritage, making most of the Valpolicella's identity.
 
Every area, every cru vineyard is a microcosm bond to the changes in the soil composition, the winds,
the sun exposure, the wine making decisions from the clone to the pruning: a sacred alliance called TERROIR!

We have been so lucky to grow grapes for years on 20 hectars of vineyards spreading over three microzones,
rated among the top areas, able to express features and shades of this territory:  JAGO, FIGARI, COSTA DEL BUSO.


For every vineyard there is a wine: we work to emphazise what characterizes or differs each cru. 

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Jago cru vineyard

Jago cru vineyard

An extraordinary amphitheatre created by nature and adorned with the Villa and the romantic Italian style garden, Jago is a historical cru vineyard next to the old cellars and the lofts.

Figari cru vineyard

Figari cru vineyard

Rows of vines spread over sweet hills not far from the winery.

Figari, in the heart of the Valpolicella Classica, is an old farmhouse, witnessing the story of this cru vineyard.

Costa del buso cru vineyard

Costa del buso cru vineyard

The redemption of a unique place: a vineyard at a high altitude in the hills, sorrounded by woods. A perfect balance between the works of nature, first, and the works of man, secondly.

Vines

Vines

We only grow local varieties to get the basic blend for the wines of Valpolicella appellation.

Growing systems

Growing systems

Soil composition is important in order to decide the growing system on a vineyard.

Work in the vineyard

Work in the vineyard

The life cycle of vines and grapes needs a lot of care and handy work, know how and a deep knowledge of the territory.

Life in the cellar

wine doesn't get old, but matures over time

Some wines need time, they open up slowly and they develop later on in the glass.
They aren't meant for guys in a hurry! They are Amarone Guglielmi di Jago 10, 15 and 20 years, aged for so long.
There are also wines telling about sour cherries and spices, about freshness and identity such as Figari Valpolicella Classico Superiore.

We take great care of every aspect of wine life, from the harvest to the wine making. 

The grapes of every vineyard, with a different sun exposure and soil composition,
are harvested, fermented and aged separately to get the best of their own features.
That is why our wines are so rich in expression, trying to make their own way.
Sometimes they need to be followed, sometimes they just need to rest alone and meditate. 

That is the great job of wine makers, who have to understand the right timing
for rakings, aging in tonneaux or large casks and finally the botlling of every single wine. 


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Crushing & fermenting

Crushing & fermenting

Every vineyard has a different sun exposure and soil composition. In order to save and express the terroir identity, grapes are harvested and fermented separately.

Drying of grapes

Drying of grapes

The indigenous varieties of the Valpolicella are ideal for the drying. That's a successful process making our land well known.

Aging

Aging

The aging in barrels helps us to raise the peculiarities of our wines. The 19th century cellars are equipped with barrels and casks of precious wood.

Amarone

Amarone

Amarone della Valpolicella is one of the most famous Italian red wines, produced only in the Valpolicella, in the province of Verona.

The Ripasso technique

The Ripasso technique

The process of letting the basic Valpolicella referment on the pomaces left from the production of Recioto and Amarone gives character to the wine, makes it smoother and richer in scents of fruits and spices.

Work in the cellar

Work in the cellar

The care for the grapes in the vineyard goes on in the cellar: people work together, by respecting and praising what nature put in the berries. 

Wine Experience

Share our passion for the world of wine

For those looking to stay in close contact with nature and loving the world of wine and wine culture,
we offer visits to our vineyards, drying lofts, ancient cellars and Italian style garden,
immersed in the charming 19th century atmosphere of Villa Spinosa.

Visitors can choose between a short or long detailed tour of the whole wine making process
to discover how much passion, work and stories are behing a glass of Valpolicella wine.

The tour ends up with a wine tasting, you can't miss in order to get in the glass
all magic and feelings experienced during the visit.

Come and visit us in Valpolicella: we will tell you about the traditions, history and magic of this land.

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Guided tours

Guided tours

Strolling through the vineyards of Villa Spinosa you can explore the connection between the efforts of man and the works of nature.

Tastings

Tastings

Every guided tour finishes with a tasting to let you experience aromas and colours of a great passion: Villa Spinosa's wines!

Wine Shop

Wine Shop

Enoteca in Tinaia, our new wine shop, gives visitors the chance to taste and purchase Villa Spinosa wines in the place in which they were created.

Initiatives and Events

PIANOGRANDE: THE FIGARI VINEYARD NOW REPLANTED

04 June 2019

We proceeded with the replanting of the “Pianogrande” vineyard, in the Figari estate, near Cà Albasini.

THE VILLA SPINOSA'S SAMPLES

31 May 2019

This is the time of the year when collection of samples for wine guides and competitions starts.

"TAPASOTTO" IN THE VALPOLICELLA

27 May 2019

The TapaSotto staff, a local of the Perbellini group located downtown in Verona, takes a trip to Villa Spinosa in the Valpolicella.

VILLA SPINOSA IN ZURICH WITH GAMBERO ROSSO

09 May 2019

Villa Spinosa closes the Tre Bicchieri 2019 tour arranged by Gambero Rosso in Zurich.

VILLA SPINOSA IN CZECH REPUBLIC

07 May 2019

There is a new market in Eastern Europe for Villa Spinosa. The partnership with Albarelo of Pavel Kramar in the Czech Republich has just started.

VINEYARDS, THE PLAN OF RENEWAL GOES ON

01 April 2019

The renewal of vineyards means removing the vineyards every year and preparing them, with specific processes, for replanting.

All news

 

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Let Valpolicella tell about itself

THE REAL HERITAGE OF VALPOLICELLA IS ITS TERRITORY

Villa Spinosa is an ideal point of departure for tours by foot, bike, motorcycle and car
in order to discover the Valpolicella and the charming town of Verona.

Here are some tips for places and routes as well as historic, artistic and architectural remnants
bond to the culture, nature and religion of this land. 

Some places were inhabitated since prehistory by many civilizations,
later by the Romans and up Barbarians to the lordships in the Medieval Times. 
Other places are dated back to the Republic of Venice, the Austrian Empire and finally The Kingdom of Italy. 

 

Valpolicella  yesterday & today

Valpolicella
yesterday & today

The history of the townships over these hills, the reasons why man decided to grow this land and raise what nature offers.

Townships

Townships

A succession of valleys and hills characterizes the Valpolicella Classica. All villages share the historic origins and agricoltural activites.

Negrar

Negrar

Negrar is one of the largest townships in the heart of the Valpolicella Classica. Charming landscapes, Venetian villas and a good healthcare centre make it well known.

Marano di Valpolicella

Marano
di Valpolicella

Marano still has a traditional landscape and makes of agricolture its main business due to many fertile plots of land.

There are many reasons to come and visit us in Valpolicella.

Write us to ask more information about our wines and to arrange a visit to the vineyards or cellar.

It will be a pleasure to tell you more about us and our wines.

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