In early sixties, the brothers Bruno and Marcello Ceretto payed their attention to the vineyards from which the grapes they bought were sourced. The both worked at their family’s winery in Alba that used to buy grapes from growers in the Langhe, as was commonplace at the time. Wine companies from all the risk involving grapegrowing.
Understanding the key role played by the vineyard in wine’s quality, the began to buy some plots in prime sites of Barolo and Barbaresco districts.
A total 160 hectars have been gradually bought across Langhe and Roero in the decades now, placing Ceretto among the biggest estates in Piedmont.
At Monsordo Bernardina winery are vinified the grapes from the hills around and from Roero.
Bricco Rocche and Bricco Asili are, respectively, the wine cellars for Barolo and Barbaresco, sourced from single vineyards Rocche, Brunate, Prapò, and Cannubi (for Barolo), and Asili (for Barbaresco).
The Vignaioli di Santo Stefano Belbo is devoted to Moscato d’Asti and Asti Spumante.
Art is a tool to convey the land. A modern mecenatism lives in the cultural activities led by the family, including a literary prize, exhibitions and contemporary art installations across their wine cellars and vineyards.
Piazza Duomo in Alba was founded by the family in 2005 and is now the only piedmontese restaurant to be awarded three Michelin stars: a special showcase for all the Ceretto’s wines.
Art, wine, and gastronomy tell the story of a land, making it greater.
All the estates are organically certified. The Barolo and Barbaresco vineyards are cultivated according to byodinamics. Expert agronomists work alongside the Cerettos to restore the soil’s fertility and keep it for the next generation of vinegrowers.
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