Since it was founded by Cistercian Monks in 1124, many nobles have battled over the Abbey of Lucedio, site of the first Italian estate-grown rice. Today, Contessa Rosetta Clara and Conte Salvadori are custodians of the estate, safeguarding tradition, the local environment and the exceptional quality of the rice.
The Estate of Castello di Volpaia is located in the medieval village of Volpaia in Radda di Chianti, one of the highest points of the famous Tuscan wine region. Owned by Carlo and Giovanella Mascheroni-Stianti, the estate is fully devoted to organic farming, producing extra virgin olive oil as well as wine and infused vinegars.
For four generations (since 1871), the Leonardi family has been growing their own grapes and making the finest Balsamico that Modena has to offer. Using slow, traditional techniques, they produce the rare Tradizionale, as well as Condimenti, Balsamic Vinegar I.G.P. and a fine assortment of balsamic dressings.
Rustichellla d’Abruzzo offers one of the most extensive artisanal pasta and product lines available in Italy. In 1924, Gaetano Sergiacomo began producing rustic pasta using the whole wheat flour produced at his family’s stone mill. Today, Rustichella d’Abruzzo offers a diverse selection of pasta, pasta sauce, holiday goods and more.