Hi, I’m Olga, the owner of a small young winery in Piedmont. And now I’ll tell you our story
In 4 words about us
It was a dream of our dad, supported by my elder brother, mom and me. Dad passed away in the very beginning of the project, but we decided to make his dream come true.
We have 4 hectares of vineyards. We use grapes from a vine, which we take care of all year round
uncommon wines and ...
We really like to experiment and we succeed a lot. Have you ever tried our skin-contact Viognier, vinified in amphora? Or easy to drink Grignolino?
... classic interpretation
Of course we make some traditional wine. You couldn’t name more classic for our territory wine than Barbera d’Asti Superiore Colli Astiani
How did we get here?
My dad was an entrepreneur who dreamed of walking through his own vineyards with his beloved wife in his old age. I worked as a project manager in startups …
One day I receive a message from him: Olga, will you agree to run the winery? Me: mmm, yes, of course, dad (in my mind: in how many years will this happen?..)
Just 2 months later, we already signed a contract and were worried that our vineyards were freezing 12 degrees. It took me 9 months more to realize everything, leave my job in IT, and start working with my dad.
The strong-willed romantic, as I call my father, suddenly passed away on the 3rd December. And only 3 days before that, I promised him that I would not leave the winery.
Reconstruction of the cellar
In April 2014 my brother and I began renovating the cellar. We finished reconstruction work only in 2018.
Our first vintage
Finally, we were able to harvest and carry out the entire production cycle in our own cellar.
Here they are: Our Wines
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Piemonte DOC Chardonnay
Light, fruity and summer wine, sapid and unoaked, easy to drink and to pair with food
Monferrato DOC Ciaret
Fresh vibrant rose wine
Piemonte DOC Grignolino
Light, fragrant and easy to drink wine, made from the very interesting local grape (maybe my favourite one)
Piemonte DOC Barbera
A contemporary version of the everyday wine of the Piedmontese people
Monferrato DOC Bianco
100% Viognier, modern interpretation: skin contact fermentation in amphora and short ageing in oak barrels
Monferrato DOC Rosso
If you try it blind, you'll never guess what variety is made of. 90 points by James Suckling
Piemonte DOC Albarossa
Deep color, abundant tannins and rich aromatics
Barbera d'Asti DOCG Superiore Colli Astiani
Classic rustic, a bit "difficult" version, like the Barberas of the old times, in order to honor the noble age of the vineyard (1968)
How to find us?
WINERY TENUTA FORESTA
+39 333 4332688 email@example.com Isola d'Asti 14057, via Bricco San Giovanni, 18
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