Luca had made wine at La Faula with his father, Franco, in the 1970´s & early ´80´s. When Luca & Paul took over the wine-making in 1995, the machinery, equipment & techniques were still those of 60 years previously. With the help of consulting wine-maker Emilio Del Medico, the best of the old was retained & improvements were made enhancing & modernising the strengths of traditional Friulano wine-making.
Looking for inspiration in the traditional ways of wine-making inevitably led us to producing organic grapes & making wines with the least possible chemical & mechanical intervention. Wines are made in the vineyard. But from the point of the harvest, through the crushing & de-stalking, the fermenting, the battonage of