Situated amidst the picturesque landscapes of Lombardy, Italy, the Berlucchi winery is renowned for its exceptional sparkling wines. Nestled in the charming little town of Franciacorta, Berlucchi not only represents Italian winemaking tradition at its finest, but it also signifies an enduring legacy of innovation, culture and extraordinary craftsmanship.
Known as the originators of Franciacorta, the Berlucchi winery has etched its name in the annals of viticulture. Established in the 1950's by the visionary partnership of Guido Berlucchi and Franco Ziliani, it was their ambition to break from tradition and produce a fine sparkling wine that rivals the very best in the world, and in all accounts, they have succeeded. Today, as you step into the historic cellars of Berlucchi, you're not merely entering a winery, but a birthplace of a revolution in Italian vinification.
The winery’s offerings are diverse, luxurious and embody the essence of Italy’s winemaking prowess. They range from their flagship 'Berlucchi '61 Brut', a captivating blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, to 'Palazzo Lana', their haute-couture, critically-acclaimed vintage wine. Each bottle is testament to their commitment to excellence, and their capacity to balance tradition with innovation.
Visitors are welcomed with open arms and treated to an immersive journey through Berlucchi’s rich history and wine-making process. The guided tours are an absolute must-do for any wine connoisseur, providing a deep dive into the nuances of production, ageing, and the ultimate pleasure, tasting the finished product. The winery’s passion for hospitality extends well beyond the cellars though, featuring regular events, such as tastings, gatherings, and themed dinners.
Berlucchi winery blends the best of Italian culture and tradition with a passion for innovation and forward-thinking. It's more than a wine-drenched journey, it’s an experience to savour and a story to keep going back to. One visit, and you will fall in love. There's no helping it.
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