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About us 

The key to making wine in the third millennium.

Quality & Sostenibility - 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 materials obtained through a responsible management of the world’s forest.

 

Socially Beneficial - Since 2003 our Vineyards host an official program of ethical and sustainable agriculture.

 

Organic Viticulture - Castellani sustains an important project of organic production.  100% of our vineyars are certified Organic or in transition to Organic Agriculture.

 

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

 

Scientific Research - In our vineyards we host official research programs on germ plasm preservation aimed at developing 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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    2012, Jan 20 · About us ·  Share

  • 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. 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 di Poggio al Casone

The Poggio al Casone vineyard is situated on the hills of Pisa, in the district of Crespina, in a spot studded with gorgeous villas of the 19th century. The particular soil and the positive influence of the Tyrrhenian coast create a microclimate, ideal to obtain great quality red wines.

 

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Focus on : Wine

Chianti Superiore DOCG - Poggio al Casone

Vivacious ruby red colour tending to garnet with ageing. Intense and characteristic bouquet, fruity with violet notes. Round and fruity taste balanced by ageing in traditional cask.

 

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Spot : Art

Not only creativity, but good living

«What is Materia Prima? A life philosophy based on the concept that creativity must be transformed into health and natural food, our raw material (in Italian materia prima), will be the gold of the future. An ambitious project aims to relate the ideas with a new way of living close to nature and sustainable crop production where the expectation and attention become a new dimension of knowledge».

 

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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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