Sergio Manetti acquired Montevertine in 1967 as a vacation home for his family. Once there, he planted two hectares of vineyards and built a small cantina with the idea of producing some wine for family and friends. The first vintage produced and bottled under his supervision in 1971 was received with great praise for its quality. Shortly thereafter, he abandoned his principal activity to devote himself to producing wine at his magnificent estate.
Montevertine is now in the hands of Martino Manetti, son of Sergio, who remains dedicated to the style and philosophy of his forebears. The seamless transition from father to son, so critical to maintaining Montevertine’s tradition of excellence is now safely assured.