Villa Canthus

Enjoy some of the finest venetian wines, not far from Venice, in a eighteenth-century atmosphere

About the winery
Here you will live an unique experience to discover the main characteristics of some of the best Venetian wines, growth on the banks of PIAVE. You will be surrounded in a classic atmosphere in a eighteenth Villa: here you'll discover some special stories. After the visit, you'll enjoi a wine tasting.

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Opening Hours
Monday: 09:30 - 19:30Tuesday: 09:30 - 19:30Wednesday: 09:30 - 19:30Thursday: 09:30 - 19:30Friday: 09:30 - 19:30Saturday: 09:30 - 19:30Sunday: Closed
Summer Hours
Monday: 10:00 - 20:00Tuesday: 10:00 - 20:00Wednesday: 10:00 - 20:00Thursday: 10:00 - 20:00Friday: 10:00 - 20:00Saturday: 09:30 - 15:00Sunday: Closed
Cellar door / shop
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Events / Weddings
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English, French, German
Children friendly
Disabled access
Wines produced
Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Manzoni Bianco, Ribolla Gialla, Friulano, Raboso del Piave, Carmenère, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, Manzoni Rosso
Grape varieties
Chardonnay, Friulano, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Prosecco, Sauvignon BlancCabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot, Refosco
History & Geography
The owner, Giuliano Ormenese comes from three generations of wine producer. When he was 12, he used to follow his father, Leo, and his grandfather, Angelo, into the fields where they cultivated the land that used to belong to the Malipiero family and which was situated in the town of the same name “Ca’ Malipiero”, following in the footsteps of his great-grandfather Bepi. In 1970, in their cellars in Fossalta, he and his father began a small production of wines that were the result of scrupulous research into the varieties of grapes grown in the Triveneto, even the less known ones, like Grappariol, Rabosino Bianco, Perera, Verdisa, etc. In 1987, to exploit their experience, they established their own Family Wine Making concern, with its head office in Palazzo Bortolozzi Marini, a Venetian Villa dating back to the 18th century and situated in the Lampol bight of the Piave River and which had miraculously escaped destruction during the Great War.
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