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Do you know they have a unique wine – you won’t find in any other place of that area? Read bellow to see which


If you are an importer looking for Italian wines very good for HORECA and not only, don’t hesitate to get in contact with them.


Interview of Giacomo Morandi – Sales Manager –IL MONTICINO for AsiaImportNews – Exclusive

–  IL MONTICINO  vigne e vini dei colli bolognesi –

Il Monticino – WINERY and this is just the begining


Could you please tell us the story of your winery, when it was created and how it developped decades after decades ?

In 2000, taking up an age-old tradition of the place, the Morandi family has revived old vineyards and replanted new Doc vines on hilly terrain particularly suited to this crop.
The winery is located on the hill of Zola Predosa and offers visitors the opportunity to admire the plants of vineyard in production, as well as the picturesque panorama of the city of Bologna and surrounding areas.
It spreads over an area of 12 hectares.
The continued commitment of the Morandi family, qualified personnel, modern technology, the important agronomist and oenologist professionalism are essential to provide adequate answers to more and more people demanding on wine quality.


What sort of wines are you producing ?


PIGNOLETTO DOCG / BARBERA DOC / BOLOGNA DOC (Chardonnay / Sauvignon Blanc / Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot) / MALVASIA AROMATICA IGP

How important are your export distribution compared to national distribution ? 

Very important, today is not wide (around 10%) but we work to increase export market all over the world.


What sort of distributors are your customers ?

We work in HO.RE.CA. market (national market) We work with Importers (USA, North Europe and ASIA markets)


Why your wines are different from other wineries in your area ? 

Barbera Riserva Doc is a UNIQUE WINE. You can’t find from other wineries in our area ! Why ?  Depending of ground, microclimate, clones of the vine, and ability of wine maker!


IL MONTICINO wine range

Do you produce grapes in a organic or environmental friendly method, or with general methods ?


Sustainable Viticulture

Magis is the first and most advanced project for the sustainable wine production in Italy, and one of the most advanced in the world.

Magis is a Latin word that means “more”, “always better”. Indeed, each winery could take advantage from the best available knowledge,updated from year 2009 till year 2015.

Magis is precision farming, which means doing only what is needed, just where and when needed. By recording and checking everything.

The Monticino will continue along the path of sustainability oriented towards a serious and verifiable organic production.

Because sustainability must be a verifiable fact, and not just a word.


Are your wines already distributed in Asia, and if not what are the countries you are looking for new distributors ?

We are distributed in Hong Kong markets. We are looking for Japan and China markets


Is there anything you want to add about your wines, story or any news ?

For all people who work with us : VINES AND CELLARS A GREAT PASSION !


Il Monticino – WINERY – a small part of how is made


Thank you Mr. Giacomo Morandi, SALES MANAGER of IL MONTICINO Winery for your answers !

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