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Cristian Ridolfi of Cantina Santi is the new president of the Soave Consortium

Cristian Ridolfi, the director of Cantina Santi, part of Gruppo Italiano Vini, was unanimously elected president by the new board of directors of the Soave Consortium. He succeeds Sandro Gini who presided over the consortium for two consecutive terms starting from 2018.

Who is Cristian Ridolfi: from Cantina Santi to the presidency of the Soave Consortium

Cristian Ridolfi, director of Cantina Santi, part of Gruppo Italiano Vini, is the new president of the Soave Wine Protection Consortium. Elected unanimously by the board of directors which met in Soave on Thursday 28 March, he succeeds Sandro Gini, historic interpreter of the Denomination.

Born in Verona in 1971, he graduated in viticulture and oenology at the Agricultural Institute of Conegliano, Cristian Ridolfi has gained skills and experience over many years of passionate activity in some of the most prestigious wineries in Verona.

In particular, over the years he has been able to delve into the peculiarities of the terroirs that characterize the entire Verona area, among the most suitable in Italy for excellent wine production, he has developed great expertise in terms of denominations, he has developed a profound knowledge of the history of the individual terroirs, of the slopes that distinguish them and of the vines that have always been cultivated there.

“Soave is a denomination that I have always carried in my heart”, highlights Cristian Ridolfi, newly elected president, “and I am honored to be able to represent this excellent white wine, symbol of Italy in the world. The Soave denomination has many things to tell, starting with the beauty of its landscape and continuing with the undisputed quality of its production. The men and women who passionately cultivate these lands every day are the first witnesses and creators of this all-Italian wonder that from today I will have the honor of representing”.

Cristian Ridolfi of Cantina Santi is the new president of the Soave Consortium. He succeeds Sandro Gini after two consecutive terms.