The Winery: Pietracupa
That Irpinia could give fresh, rich and fragrant wines, it was known for a long time, but that could spring out interpretations of exceptional complexity, long-lived authentically and minerals from the highest quality in a few suspected it. The credit, to be shared with a few other wineries in the area, be sure to Sabino Loffredo, a man of explosive personality, who has always sought confrontation with the world's greatest white wines. The story of the cellar begins when Peppino Loffredo encounters a property on the hill Montefredano, near Avellino, in the early seventies. A return to the campaign, made for the sake of producing a bit 'of Fiano for themselves and their closest friends. Everything changes, however, in 1999, when the son Sabino joins the company after working on ships around the world. Born in this way the project Pietracupa, incredible desire to Sabino to compete professionally with the world of wine, in great turmoil in those years. Today, after thirteen years, we can say that the small winery has come a long way, establishing itself in the landscape of Campania in firmly and clearly way. The company today, followed by Carmine Valentino, practice conventional farming. The Fiano is grown around the house and cellar, of about an acre and a half-argillaceous limestone soil; the Greco is produced from the vineyards for rent in nearby Santa Paolina, in an area of great vocation.