Casa Girelli is a historic Italian company founded by a family from Verona in the late 1800s. From one generation to the next, the business of vintners and winemakers took the family to Trento, where they established their existing company in 1966. After the Second World War, Casa Girelli started increasing its production by seeking the best vineyards in Italy and travelling the world to explore new markets.
Today Casa Girelli produces wines of excellence with grapes sourced from vineyards selected among the best in Italy. Over 50 countries,130 different labels from 35 different grape varieties for 20 Italian controlled appellation wines.
Although wine is timeless, it develops over time, just as human beings do. Casa Girelli focuses on consumers everywhere in the world, day by day matching the unlimited potential of Italian tradition in terms of indigenous grape varieties and wines and the preferences of modern wine lovers, producing wine to appeal to modern taste. Contemporary wines, made to deliver a quality experience.
At Casa Girelli the team of winemakers and winery specialists guarantee consistent top quality, working on the entire supply chain, from selection in the vineyards to bottling. The marketing team deals with ‘giving voice’ to each type of wine, communicating its personality and making consumers aware of the story and quality behind every bottle. An impressive set of facilities is involved in the process, from the 95k HL of the owned winery to the many fermenting and bottling partners in areas where the appellation DOC/DOCG requires that all operations be carried out in the same place.
For half a century Casa Girelli has been helping the best wine designers of the world to turn their ideas into delicious wines. This involves shaping a project or even a dream day by day from the vineyard to the bottle, following every indication and caring about every detail in order to deliver a bespoke product. Lifetime experience, an excellent team, the best wines and a network of suppliers for any solution.
Casa Girelli has 7 brands under them: Villalta, Decanal, Canaletto, Antario, Fontella, La Borgata, Lamura, Virtuoso.
Villalta is a tasting of the finest wine-making traditions of the Verona area. People who enjoy Villalta’s red wine can’t help but feel romantic, reminiscing about Romeo’s famous declaration to Juliet on the balcony of her home in Verona.
Villata’s wine is truly a declaration of passion, care and love for these grapes and land, tasted and felt in every glass. Like the winery’s signature Amarone, made from a blend of Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara grapes from the classic area of Valpolicella. For an encore of flavor, high on the list is the Ripasso, a Corvina and Rondinella blend.
Pirramimma vineyards and winery are nestled behind the township of McLaren Vale, running parallel to Tatachilla Road. The mature vineyards are planted to 13 varieties and 40 designated blocks, spread over 300 acres and allow them to produce over 80 different wines, from the iconic McLaren Vale Shiraz, pioneered varieties such as Petit Verdot and Tannat, and an ancient collection of fortifieds.
Founded in 2005, the Barons de Rothschild Champagne House has established strong relationships with partner producers to craft champagnes of a rare elegance from exceptional terroirs and rigorously selected grapes. “Accomplishing through great achievements”, such has been the Rothschild family’s ambition for more than 250 years. Through the strength of its wine-growing experience, the family has joined forces with producers from Champagne to develop excellent champagnes which bring together know-how and tradition.
Anthonij Rupert Wyne was founded on the farm L’Ormarins in Franschhoek. Originally owned by the late Anthonij Rupert, who passed away in 2001, the farm was taken over by his brother Johann Rupert in 2003. It was Johann Rupert who constructed a state-of-the-art winemaking facility on the estate, and the beginnings of what was to become a sprawling enterprise with a focus on terroir-specific wines.
Takara has great experience in producing Shochu , Mirin and Sake for more than one-and-a-half centuries. Because Takara’s main business endeavors depend heavily on the mastery of natural processes such as fermentation, the Company feels a strong responsibility toward preserving the natural environment.
Certain names resonate strongly within Australian wine history and Jim Barry is one of them. It was Jim Barry’s drive that helped shape South Australia’s Clare Valley as a benchmark producer of world class Riesling and cemented it as one of Australia’s premier wine regions.