History & Geography
We arrived on the estate in the Nineties, just after we got married. We grew up among the vineyards, hills and people of the Roero district. Both of us come from farming families. The land is in our blood. Our idea of winegrowing can be explained in a single word: authenticity. This is a concept that we apply in the vineyard, in the cellar and in our life. We have decided to believe in and use only native gape varieties: Nebbiolo, Arneis, Favorita and Barbera. The Antica Cascina dei Conti di Roero estate was established in the early 1950s, when the Olivero family, Daniela’s parents, bought the Valmenera farmhouse in Vezza d’Alba. They added the land and vineyards already owned in the Certuti region, better known as Sru, in the municipal districts of Canale and Monteu Roero, now a UNESCO World Heritage core zone. In the beginning, it was a typical farm, cultivating fruit, vines and cereal crops, as well as keeping livestock. The turnaround came in the early Seventies, when the decision.