Vittorio Marzotto of Santa Margherita USA talks about his household winery forward of Nationwide Chianti Day.
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Friday, September third marks Nationwide Chianti Day. Vittorio Marzotto of Santa Margherita USA sat down with Jessica Abo to share his household’s historical past, the winery and firm’s future and his recommendation for different family-run operations.
Jessica Abo: Take us again to the start. How did a love story encourage your loved ones’s enterprise?
Vittorio Marzotto: The household historical past began in 1935, when my great-grandfather, Gaetano Marzotto, dreamed of nature, individuals and expertise working in synergy and his dream got here to life when he started revitalizing an deserted land within the Venetian countryside that he selected as a productive soil for agriculture. It wanted reclaiming, so he put a number of effort into that, and he nailed it. Such an aspirational place might solely bear one title, his spouse’s title, Margherita, therefore the title Santa Margherita.
How has social accountability and sustainability performed a task in your loved ones enterprise through the years?