Giampaolo Chiettini, consultant winemaker at Avignonesi, is not your typical star-winemaker, although he has helped several important wineries achieve major success with their wines. He doesn’t flaunt a family crest, promote his name as if it... Read more
After the brilliant debut for the new Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2010, produced under the leadership of Virginie Saverys, the 2011 vintage follows it its footsteps. Less than 2 months after this wine was released on the market, it... Read more
While we all like happy endings, there’s much to be said about good beginnings too!
2013 is the first year Avignonesi can truly claim to be on the market with wines which consistently reflect the production philosophy that drives the winery... Read more
Our season begins in earnest around Easter (which comes early this year!) and runs non-stop straight through until November – so right now we’re busy putting the final touches on our 2013 offerings. Here are some of the exciting... Read more
We’ve decided to open up the section on our website entitled OUR STORIES to include YOUR anecdotes and experiences related to Avignonesi wines. See your story online and have your name appear as Guest Blogger on our site.
We are now at the threshold of the moment I have been waiting for since I purchased Avignonesi in 2009: the launch of my first Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.
This wine is the most important result of my encounter with... Read more
Avignonesi is pleased to announce the acquisition of 66 hectares (163 acres) of vineyards in the Montepulciano DOCG appellation from Golmat Ltd. This is the third vineyard acquisition by Virginie Saverys over the last 2 years, bringing the winery... Read more
The challenge of testing a connoisseur’s palate with a blind wine tasting requires steady concentration, years of experience, and a rich vocabulary of terminology to capture the breadth and depth of the flavor experience. Max de Zarobe, President... Read more