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About us 

The key to making wine in the third millennium.

Quality and Sustainability


Energy - 100% of energy we use is from renewable resources NDV certified. Castellani follows a “Zero Waste” program recycling all possible waste and purifying polluted water.

 

Environmently Appropriate - 100% of paper we use for our label is FSC certified and is produced from raw material obtained throught a responsible management of world’s forest.

 

Socially Beneficial - Since 2003 our Vineyards host an official program of ethical and rehabilitative agricolture.

 

Biological Vineyards  - 100% of our vineyars are biologically certified or in transition to Biological Agriculture. Castellani substain an important project of Byodinamic production.

 

Certified Quality of Production Process - Our production process is constantly monitored to comply the higher standards of quality: ISO 9001:2008, IFS, BRC.

 

Scientific Research - In our vineyards we host official research programs on germplasm preservation aim to develop strategies and technologies to preserve plant genetic in ex situ gene banks.

 

Note: Castellani winery can provide more informations, documentation and official certificates on each indicated issue.

  • History

    Over 100 years.

    The Castellani’s business was established in Montecalvoli at the end of the 19th century as Alfred, long-standing wine grower, decides to start bottling and selling his wine. In 1903 the business is officially registered at the Chamber of Commerce in Pisa.

     

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  • Philosophy

    Concepts for wines expression.

    Since 1903 my family has been exporting its own finest Estate wines from Tuscany. We have changed and evolved over the decades, but throughout the years the philosophy of our work has remained consistent: "The quality of the wine begins in the vineyard", as my ancestors used to say...

     

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  • Team

    Learn about the team members one by one.

    A mixed group consists of several generations, where the experience of the oldest comes alive with the vitality and spirit of young people, where there is serious but there are spaces for the irony.

     

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  • Higher level certifications of quality

    Very prestigious and internationally required by all retailers

    Again this year the Castellani company has obtained all the official certifications essential for companies operating in the food industry: HACCP, ISO, BRC and IFS. Cert. IFS n 2014-2164 Castellani, Cert. BRC n. 2014-3223 Castellani, Cert. ISO9001 Castellani. In particular the last two are internationally required by all major retailers and, if obtained with a good score, are very prestigious.

     

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Special : Awards

Tenuta Santa Lucia

The vineyard of Santa Lucia Estate is located about 100m above sea level at the intersection of the Arno and the Era Valleys on ancient downspouts land consisting of layers of tufaceous sands and gravel; a land which reveals at times the meeting between the river and the sea, which is now located about 25 kilometers to the west, also rich in stone and fossil shells.

 

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Focus on : Wine

Rosato Toscana IGT - Ceppaiano

The Ceppaiano vineyard is located on the edges of Arno River, in one of the most vocated areas of Pisan hills at about 25 km from Tyrrhenian Sea. This wine has Intense pink colour with purple notes. On the nose evident bouquet of fruit, peach, plum and apricot. On the palate the freshness and sapidity are the characteristics of this easy drinking wine.

 

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Spot : Art

Crowdfunding? Castellani among the first in Tuscany

Crowdfunding means to launch a campaign via Internet in which you seek sponsors before starting with the realization. Last year, in fact, Piergiorgio Castellani has already participated in the first phase of this project also by providing the location in one of the estates; and now supports the final stages again through crowdfunding.

 

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Biological control in the vineyards

Mating disruption as a method to stop the action of an insect that is very damaging to grapes: the grape berry moth. Andrea Lucchi, entomologist, professor at the University of Pisa, studied for a long time the way to fight pests.

 

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