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Casa Girelli – An Italian Winemaker Since 1966

Casa Girelli – A Negotiant Company based in Trento, Northern Italy.

31/08/2018

Established in the late 19th Century, Casa Girelli is an Italian company that has turned winemaking into an art and has become the fourth largest winery in Italy. The company produces and markets wines in Italy and internationally.

Casa Girelli is going to exhibit at the 2019 Internation Bulk Wine and Spirits Show in London,UK on March 11-12, 2019. To meet them at the event, register your Visitor Pass HERE 

The mission of Casa Girelli is to combine the knowledge of winemaking techniques, maintained over the years, with the most up-to-date innovations, in order to ensure carefully selected wines of guaranteed quality.

Casa Girelli History:

It all started when Giovanni Girelli purchased a small vineyard in the village of Borghetto, in Southern Trentino. The winery became successful but during the Second World War, the wine cellar was completely destroyed.

At the end of the war Giovanni and his son Renato, again built a large and a modern winery in Trento which become the first Casa Girelli headquarters.

In 1959, Renato took over his father’s business and created one of the first subsidiary companies in Berlin as Casa Girelli was already focusing on exporting to other countries like Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Holland and the U.K.

In 1960, The Company became responsible for 35% of all the wine export to Germany. Resulting to the continuous growth 98% of production goes to exporting.

Casa Girelli Vineyard:

Casa Girelli's Vineyard enhances the quality of the most important wine-growing regions by selecting the best vines of each area. Vines are often very old, expressing the typical characteristics of the grape variety and giving excellent quality wines.

The harvesting, winemaking and bottling of their products are carried out by qualified experts and each stage is meticulously observed, beginning in the vineyard with the grape selection so that each bottle represents its origin.

Casa Girelli Wines:

Casa Girelli has nine different labels; Antario, Decanal, Fontella, La Borgata, La Mura Bio, La Mura, Villalta, Virtuoso and Canaletto.

1) Antario

Antario has three wine brands Gavi DOCG, Barbera d’Asti DOC Superiore, and Barolo DOCG. The Gavi is made from 100% best quality, making an extremely characterful fruit-driven white wine. Barbera d’Asti Superiore is made using the ripest grapes, making an extremely well balanced, complex. The Barolo is a complex, yet approachable wine, showing classic Nebbiolo fruit, and great depth of character.

2) De Canal

De Canal was created to offer wines which are modern, versatile and totally approachable. Made from both indigenous Italian and international grape varieties, De Canal wines reflect the characteristics of their region of origin.

•  Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie IGT
• Chardonnay Delle Venezie IGT
•  Garganega Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie IGT
•  Merlot Veneto IGT
•  Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC
•  Primitivo Puglia IGT
•  Salice Salentino DOC

​​3) Fontella

Fontella represents the best winemaking traditions of “classic Italian wines”. Fontella wines are made from grapes grown in vineyards located in the best-suited areas of Lazio, Umbria, Puglia and Tuscany.

•  Frascati DOC
•  Orvieto Classico DOC
•  Chianti DOCG
•  Sangiovese di Puglia IGT

4) Canaletto

Canaletto is a unique range of wine – a brand that can unlock the mystery of Italian wine. Canaletto wines are the very essence of Italy, each telling a story of a special Italian region and their unique wine styles. Canaletto is a brand with provenance, where each wine exudes the character of its particular terroir and region. At the same time, the wines are modern and fruit-driven – a style that is incredibly approachable and adaptable to any occasion. Canaletto is the real ‘Autentico Italiano’ wine experience.

The Canaletto label is a unique wine with each bottle telling a very different story about the region it hales from. This range of wine has a selection of Pinot Noir, Rose and Chianti along with many more wines.

•  Pinot Grigio delle Venezie IGT
•  Pinot Grigio Rosè delle Venezie IGT
•  Chianti DOCG
•  Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC
•  Orvieto Classico DOC
•  Pinot Noir provincia di Pavia IGT
•  Primitivo Puglia IGT
•  Prosecco DOC
•  Rosé Salento IGT
•  Soave DOC
•  Valpolicella Ripasso DOC
•  Verdicchio di Matelica DOC
•  Nero d'Avola Merlot IGT

To know more visit Casa Girelli Website.

Casa Girelli is an exhibitor at the 2019 International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show, London. To set up a meeting with them, get your visitor pass today.