The name of the winery is the toponym of the hill on which it is located, the Rizzi cru, a few kilometers from the Piedmontese village of Treiso, a small pearl of the Langhe and Roero, in the direction of Alba. The walls of the Rizzi Farmhouse are anc&
When you start climbing through the vineyards in Nebbiolo, Barbera and Dolcetto, what you find in front of you are the most genuine and deep Langhe in all their majestic splendor. It is an uphill road that leads to Treiso, a small village in the Bassa Langa located at the meeting point of five hills, overlooking the valley between the torrents Tinella and Seno D'Elvio, where there are some of the most famous vineyards in the world. And it is here that the Rizzi Hill is located, hanging over the vines of this territory, in the heart of the Barbaresco and Langhe area. Here, over 40 years ago, the love for the vineyard and its fruits, led Ernesto Dellapiana, together with his wife, to leave the city of Turin and his career as an entrepreneur and return to the lands that have always belonged to the family to devote himself to the countryside and life as a farmer. In that period, producing wine was not as "easy" as it is today: the custom was to plant wheat and not grapevine, the roads were not paved, making connections difficult and the villages were isolated from each other. But Ernesto Dellapiana was driven by passion and the dream of creating something important.