A family that has been always connected to its land.


And, if we were to describe the Marini family in one sentence, this would be the most appropriate. Even the name given to the company, Cardocchia, indicates this strong connection, like a thistle with its tough roots, hard to be ripped from the ground.

The story begins a long time ago, with Hector Marini and his land given to his son Almerigo, who, in 1954 planted the first 3 hectares of vines. Each year the vine grew and expanded, reaching 15 hectares in 1969. The first wine cellar was founded in Castignano in the same year, in C. da San Venanzo and Giovanni, his son, will carry on his work.

Giovanni buys another 15 hectares in Montedinove, where he implements an agritourism project, the Biological Oasis, capable of accommodating, at any time of the year, people who wish to experience a pure contact with the uncontaminated nature.

Here, along with a new generation, is founded the new Cardocchia wine cellar run by Gioele, a young passionate oenologist.