"Campania Felix" - happy Campania, was and is known under this dictum one of the oldest Italian wine regions. Naples-Pompeii and Samnium, whose wines are exported for over 2000 years. Falernum, Ellenicum, Cucubum were names that were already praised by Pliny and Ovid for their good quality.
But it is nou just the history. In the province of Benevento, at the foot of Taburno massif, the hills are also in the presence still covered with vines. This variety of small vineyards are processed with great care by winemakers who love their country. Because of this love and the age-old tradition, the variation of the grape species is still reflected in the present: Falaghina, Coda di Volpe, Greco and the noble Aglianico.
CANTINA DEL TABURNO, located at the mountainside of Taburno, is owned by the agricultural Consortium of Benevento. The Consortium was established in 1901, and it had an extremely important role in the development of agriculture in the Sannio area.
The winery was built in 1972 in the township of Foglianise and it is a point of reference for viticulture, due to its production philosophy and for its positive impact on the economy. The grapes that are vinified at Cantina del Taburno are grown by 300 viticulturists associated with the Consortium. The total vineyard extension is approximately 450 hectares within the zones of towns on the slopes of Mount Taburno: Foglianise, Torrecuso, Vitulano, Campoli del Monte Taburno, Castelpoto, Apollosa, Bonea, Montesarchio, Ponte, Tocco Caudio, Paupisi and Benevento.
The wines are the result of a careful and rigorous research work in the viticultural and oenological sectors. The strict technical assistance of a group of technicians to the vignerons, the selection of the most suitable viticulturists, the analytical criteria for grape quality, the definition of the production process based on the characteristics of the raw material, the control of all production phases from grape production to wine making, make up the essence of CANTINA DEL TABURNO.
Producer and bottler: Cantina del Taburno
82030 Foglianise (BN)
Tel. +39 0824 871338