Tommasi Viticoltori(Tommasi vintners) is a family viticulture firm founded in 1902.
It is situated in Pedemonte, in the heart of Valpolicella Classico region, a small piece of land in the North - West part of Verona, between the plain and Lessini mountains and near Garda lake.
From grandfather Giacomo's tiny vineyard, the Tommasi estate has grown steadily over the course of years and today extends over 135 hectares of vineyard in the DOC wine areas of Verona and 66 hectares in Maremma, south of Tuscany.
The estate is run by the 4th generation of family operation, 6 members working together in complete harmony, each with his
well defined area of responsibility:
Giancarlo is the wine maker,
Pierangelo is the marketing and export manager;
Piergiorgio is the domestic market manager;
Stefano is the regional market manager;
Francesca and Erica (the princesses of wine) handle all of the administrative matters;
Michela, Barbara and Paola manage Villa Quaranta Park Hotel, a sixteenth century family estate in the hearth of Valpolicella region.
"Project 1997" for Tommasi Viticoltori refers to a major investment program begun in 1997 and dedicated to the acquisition of lands best suited for wine grapes, particularly in the zone most representative of the historic Valpolicella.
The family owns exceptionally well situated estates for the production of high quality wines in the D.O.C. regions (a total of 40 ha) of Bardolino, Custoza, Soave and Lugana.
Above all else, Tommasi is principally acclaimed for its incomparable red wines of the Valpolicella Classico region (a total of 95 ha): Amarone Classico, Valpolicella Classico Superiore, and Recioto della Valpolicella , whose characteristics make them unique in the world.
The most important and prestigious wine of Valpolicella is the stately "Amarone", which is, without doubt, one of the great wines of the world. Tommasi has specialized in the production of this "Divine Nectar" for decades, and has deservedly become one of its principal ambassadors to the world.