• Founded in 1761, Borgogno is the oldest continuously operating winery in Barolo. • Cesare Borgogno was one of the first winemakers from Piedmont to ship wines abroad, and he also created a “wine library” where half of the Barolo production was held back, only to be released 20 years later. • Italian entrepreneur and founder of Eataly Oscar Farinetti acquired the estate in 2008. • The winery obtained the organic certification in 2020 and went back to using only cement vats for fermentation, a return to the original winemaking style. • Today, vinification and bottling still take place in the original and historic building built in 1761, in the very center of Barolo village. • The winery’s focus is Barolo production, including three of Barolo’s most prestigious crus: Cannubi, Liste and Fossati. • In 2015, Borgogno acquired 5 hectares of Timorasso, from which Derthona is produced. • In the vinification process, the traditional Barolo production method is followed: Extended maceration, concrete tank fermentation, aging in large cask. • Today, the estate includes 39 hectares (96 acres) with 31 planted to vine.

Back in the 1920s, Cesare Borgogno decided to do something entirely unheard of at the time in Barolo: He began cellaring half of the production from every vintage instead of selling it. Today, Borgogno has one of the deepest wine libraries in the world, with vintages stretching back decades.


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