Special : Awards
The Ceppaiano Estate was born in 2005. Initially conceived as an extension of the Poggio al Casone vineyards and location of the new winery, it afterwards becomes an independent estate as a result of subsequent land acquisitions that differ from those of Poggio al Casone for the prevalence of alluvial sands arranged on foothill heights overlooking the coast.
Focus on : Wine
Our Filicheto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is produced and refined in the heart of the production area, between Val D’Orcia and Valdichiana, from vineyards situated in a countryside rich in monuments, villas and country homes. Ruby red colour tending to garnet with ageing. Characteristic bouquet, delicate with notes of violets and typical aromas of tobacco and leather. Great tannins on the palate, dry and harmonious.
Spot : Art
Castellani also this year sponsors UniversoCorto Elba film festival, offering its wine to the guests during the various presentation evenings and the gala evening for the awards.
UniversoCorto is an international festival of short films and documentaries reserved to undergraduate and post-graduate students and enrolled in cinema schools, which boasts illustrious presidents including Roberto Faenza, Oliviero Toscani, Marco Bellocchio, and a equally prestigious jury.
The 2013 edition takes place in Portoferraio (Isola d'Elba, Tuscany) from July 30 to August 2, and will be accompanied by some special side events including a photo exhibition on Pasolini of the photographer Mario Dondero. This year is the well-known Sardinian fashion designer Antonio Marras * to preside over the jury. He is also the author of the beautiful illustration printed on the poster.
*Antonio Marras born in 1961 is a well-known Italian fashion designer that emerged in the international fashion world for his original creations and an absolutely personal style. His reputation is now also linked to the fact that for his merits he has been appointed artistic director of the French fashion brand Kenzo. Strongly lover of art, thanks to his creativity, has organized several exhibitions and cultural events with artistic and social implications and has realized costumes for theater.
January 22, 2011 at Tenuta Poggio al casone, Crespina (Pisa) was a study meeting on best practices for waste management. The day devoted to the study of good practices of waste management which saw the participation of important personalities of national and international level. The large number of visitors has shown a strong interest in this type of issue.