Mezzacorona

Trentino, Italy

Mezzacorona lies at the foot of the majestic Italian Dolomites. Its vineyards with pergola trellising, characteristic of the region, run from Lake Garda to the foothills of the towering Dolomites. A fresh and wild breeze blows from the over 400 lakes and numerous glaciers of the surrounding mountains, peaking at over 9,000 feet. 
Thanks to a spectrum of microclimates, ranging from Mediterranean and Alpine, and profiting from over a century of winemaking experience, Mezzacorona planted varietals in the zones best tailored to the needs of each varietal, allowing them to flaunt the aromas and flavour of their terroir.

Mezzacorona offers a comprehensive choice of DOC Trentino wines produced by the best oenologists within Gruppo Mezzacorona. Vinified at controlled temperature with refinement in barriques and barrels, the Mezzacorona wines exemplify one of the most well - known wine making tradition in the world. The wines of 'I Classici' line are typical of the Trentino DOC appellation and are produced with grapes cultivated in the vineyards owned by Gruppo Mezzacorona.The wines range from varietals native to Trentino, such as Teroldego and Marzemino, to popular international varietals. Modern and pleasing to the palate, these wines represent the vivid colours and intense perfumes of the Trentino mountains.

Mezzacorona is one of the oldest, continuous grower co-operatives in all of Italy, tracing its origins to 1904. There is a dedicated philopshy to leave as much to nature as possible. All vineyards are cultivated in accordance with the "Integrated Farm Management", to obtain healthier products respecting the natural biological balance.

"Mezzacorona European Winery of the Year. Crisp and aromatic with delicate fruit, Mezzacorona wines embody the distinct elegance of the Dolomites. The balanced, modern wines of Mezzacorona are the natural choice for any meal or occasion." ~ Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Feb/10

European Winery of the Year - WineStar Awards, Wine Enthusiast 2009

With 1500 growers and 6000 acres of vineyards, Mezzacorona is one of Italy's biggest co-operative wineries, operating on a uniquely Italian model: pooling resources, fruit and farming to keep costs down and to provide stability in times of crisis. By combining tradition and state-of-the-art technologies, the group crafts modern value wines of immense popularity in the US, whose prices have stayed low, despite the economic crunch. For the group's commitment to value, producing a long list of "Best Buys" in a wide range of quality products, Mezzacorona is Wine Enthusiast's European Winery of the Year in 2009.

"Mezzacorona was named as one of the 2007 Wine And Spirits Value Brands of the Year. Top 3 Italian Value Brands." - Wine & Spirits June 2007.