2019, Alea Viva
Italy · Lazio
Andrea Occhipinti in 2004 studied Agriculture on the University Tuscia in Viterbo. His master thesis studied the grape Alieatico which he todays deals with on a daily basis allowing us harvest the fruits of his efforts.
Azienda Agricola Occhipinti is located on the north-west lake wide of the lake Bolsena. Europeas largest lake that is formed from a vulcano crator approximately 370.000 years ago.
His goal is to preserve and improve the authentic grapes Alieatico and Grechetto Rosso, the ones that he believes is best suited for the volcanic soil. Occhipinti believes in thorough methods where tradition and innovation melts perfectly together.