About the Wine
About The Winery
Serego Alighieri is one of the most prestigious and historic Venetian estates with a tradition of winemaking in Valpolicella dating back more than 650 years. It all began in 1353 when Pietro Alighieri, son of 'the Supreme Poet' Dante, bought the Casal dei Ronchi vineyard in Gargagnago in the center of Valpolicella Classica, which remains at the heart of this historic property today. In 1549 when the Alighieri family found itself with only female heirs, they married into the powerful imperial Serego family, resulting in the Serego Alighieri name which the family has carried on ever since. Most recently, in 1973, Tenuta Serego Alighieri joined the Masi Group, with whom they share a great love for the land. The Masi Technical Group, under the leadership of Raffaele Boscaini, substitutes the figure of the winemaker with that of a team of experts including oenologists, agronomists, marketing experts, chemists, and food product technicians. Today, the property where 21 of Dante's descendants have lived generation after generation, is a landmark site for viticulture and the embodiment of the true spirit of Valpolicella.