Giovanni Rosso is proud to announce the appointment as importer of Santa Margherita USA: a leading company on the American market, which boasts numerous excellent Italian wines in its portfolio. The agreement is effective starting from January 2024. Giovanni Rosso wines, already present on the American market, will now be sold exclusively through Santa Margherita USA. A line dedicated to the Stars and Stripes market which includes a selection of Barolo and other Piedmontese wines, as well as the award-winning Rosso wines from Etna.
Giovanni Rosso: a great exclusive for the first Barolo in the Santa Margherita USA portfolio
Founded by the Marzotto family, Santa Margherita Gruppo Vinicolo is one of the reference Italian wine producers as well as an ambassador of Italian excellence in the world; the American subsidiary Santa Margherita USA, based in Miami, is a fine wine import company that groups together premium and ultra-premium wineries in its portfolio. The importer represents over ten companies of undisputed fame throughout the United States including: Santa Margherita, Ca’ del Bosco, Masi, ROCO Winery, Kettmeir, Lamole di Lamole, Tenuta Sassoregale, Torresella, Feudo Zirtari, Fattoria Sardi, Cà Maiol and Cantina Mesa. From January, the first Barolo to enter the family will be Giovanni Rosso.
“Giovanni Rosso is a welcome addition to Santa Margherita USA’s growing portfolio.” – comments Vincent Chiaramonte, President and CEO of Santa Margherita USA – “Rosso represents the perfect combination of tradition and innovation; the wines are elegant, sophisticated, with a complexity that integrates very well with our portfolio”.
Davide Rosso, owner of the company, states: “We are thrilled to become part of Santa Margherita USA, because there are so many synergies between our organizations.”
The Rosso family began cultivating their vineyards in 1890. In the 1980s Giovanni Rosso began to renovate the vineyards and produce his own wine. In 2001, his son Davide Rosso, after having studied oenology and further developed his skills in the cellars of Burgundy, took over the reins of the company.
Today Giovanni Rosso is a small family-run company, certified sustainable and awarded multiple awards by industry critics, known worldwide as one of the best producers of Barolo di Serralunga d’Alba.
Giovanni Rosso’s plots are found in historic crus such as Serra, Broglio, Damiano and Vignarionda, each of which is cited in archival documents dating back to 1694, as well as Cerretta and Sorano. Plot 251 of the legendary Vignarionda cru has been owned by the Canale Rosso family since 1934 and preserves old vines from 1946, used for the production of the award-winning Barolo Vignarionda Ester Canale Rosso. The maison’s goal has always been to create the best wines representative of its terroir.
After founding, developing and expanding the Giovanni Rosso company, Davide Rosso and his mother Ester Canale Rosso achieved great success and recognition worldwide. Always enthusiastic about challenges and eager to test their values of innovation and excellence, Giovanni Rosso has expanded, looking to Sicily, where they now produce the highest quality wines from the Etna region.