News: Producer

Birgit Rathbone and Ulrich Hoffmann / Credits: Hoffmann & Rathbone
Producer | Wine
3. August 2015 - 16:45

Ulrich Hoffmann and Birgit Rathbone are taking part in one of the wine world’s quiet revolutions. While new vineyards are being planted in exotic locations like Argentina and Brazil, a small group of people have focused their attentions on the chalky slopes of the southern regions of Great Britain.

Mauricio González Gordon / Credits: Gonzáles Byass
Producer | Wine
27. July 2015 - 16:15

Jerez-based González Byass is not just an important wine company, it’s the living legacy of the González family, which has made an outsized contribution to Spain.

Grant und Helen Burge / Credits: Grant Burge Wines
Producer | Wine
20. July 2015 - 15:15

While Grant Burge has a great winemaking heritage behind him, he became a pioneer of modern Australian winemaking in his own right, helping to forge the worldwide reputation of the Barossa Valley.

Vassili Kourtakis und Angelos Rouvalis und Tassos Drosiadis, das Weinmacherteam bei Oenoforos / Credits: Greek Wine Cellars D. Kourtakis S.A.
Producer | Wine
13. July 2015 - 16:00

When Vassili Kourtakis (1865-1946) founded the company which now bears the name: Greek Wine Cellars D. Kourtakis S.A., in central Athens in 1895, he surely never imagined that his grandson would one day head one of the largest family-owned companies in the international wine industry.

Luciano, Loris und Gianfranco Fantinel / Credits: Gruppo Vinicolo Fantinel
Producer | Wine
6. July 2015 - 15:30

Founder Mario Fantinel was so dedicated to customer service that he decided to produce his own wines, so he could get the quality he wanted. That decision launched a multi-generation company.

Marcello, Camilla, Matteo und Alessandro Lunelli / Credits: Cantine Ferrari
Producer | Wine
29. June 2015 - 15:00

When Italy won the World Cup in 1982, player Paolo Rossi celebrated the astonishing victory by raising a magnum of sparkling wine towards his mouth. Viewers took note of the name on the bottle: Ferrari. Overnight, the respected Italian producer became a national icon.

Paolo, Lisa Maria, Christine und Daniele Endrici sowie Christines Bruder Thomas Kemmler / Credits: Endrizzi
Producer | Wine
22. June 2015 - 14:30

The Endricis have always been winemakers and lawyers. Paolo Endrici combines both of these family traditions. This makes him the ideal person to represent his home region of Trentino as president of the wine consortium’s marketing commission.

Die Familie Frescobaldi: Cristiana, Leonardo, Vittorio, Ferdinando, Rosaria, Diana, Lamberto, Stefano Benini, Diletta und Tiziana Frescobaldi / Credits: Marchesi De’Frescobaldi
Producer | Wine
15. June 2015 - 14:00

The Frescobaldi family, originally from Florence, are a noble family who have been involved in the cultural, political and economic life of Tuscany since the Middle Ages.

links: Rafael und Eduardo Guilisasti, rechts: Isabel Guilisasti / Credits: Concha y Toro
Producer | Wine
8. June 2015 - 13:30

Concha y Toro is a mighty company with properties around the world, whose name is a byword for quality. But however influential the company grows, it stays firmly in family hands.

Julian Chivite und Berater Denis Dubordieu bilden ein starkes Team / Credits: Chivite
Producer | Wine
1. June 2015 - 11:45

Chivite is more than just a wine family – Chivite is a wine dynasty. It is very fitting, then, that Chivite Coleccion 125 was served at the wedding of King Felipe VI of Spain to Queen Letizia.

Kathleen Van den Berghe mit Sofie Mareels, Sigurd Mareels und Simon Mareels / Credits: Château de Minière
Producer | Wine
25. May 2015 - 11:15

A château with a storied past and a couple with some progressive ideas have found each other in France’s Loire Valley. The Complete Wine Experience serves up fresh ideas in a fairytale setting.

Jiannis und Theodoros Anastasiou halten Cavino auf Expansions-Kurs / Credits: Cavino
Producer | Wine
18. May 2015 - 11:00

When Constantinos Anastasiou handed over Cavino to his sons Jiannis and Theodoros in 2002, it was already one of the most modern wineries in Greece. Now the pair are carrying on their father’s good work.

Cesare und Andrea Cecchi / Credits: Cecchi
Producer | Wine
11. May 2015 - 16:45

A girl on a motor scooter, a first date that begins as a bet and ends with dancing in front of an orchestra, and a Tuscan winery — the Cecchi story has all the elements of an Italian romance.

Etile Carpenè (l.) und Rosanna Carpenè (r.) / Credits: Carpenè Malvolti
Producer | Wine
4. May 2015 - 16:30

Antonio Carpenè, founder of Carpenè Malvolti, is one of Italian winemaking’s historical heroes, being responsible for the country’s first winemaking school. He was also a Prosecco pioneer.

Vorne: Gabriella Capetta (links) und Carla Capetta (rechts) Dahinter: Maria Teresa Capetta und Riccardo Capetta / Credits: Cantine Capetta
Producer | Wine
27. April 2015 - 16:00

When disaster struck their well-known winery in 1994, the Capetta family all pitched in to make sure they could fulfil their Christmas orders. It’s that determination that has made them a worldfamous winery in just two generations.