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On Berry Bros & Rudd blog: Marco de Bartoli’s Vecchio Samperi Ventenniale


A couple of years ago, I had the opportunity to visit the Marco de Bartoli winery in Marsala, Western Sicily. This is where I tasted one of Italy’s great wines: Vecchio Samperi Ventennale.

When Berry Bros & Rudd asked if I could write about one of their Italian wines, I could not go past Marco de Bartoli’s famous Marsala. This is a story of one man (and wine) against the odds.

Read the full story on Berry Bros & Rudd blog, “One man’s perpetual drive for quality” here > 

Marco de Bartoli cantina in Marsala

Marco de Bartoli cantina in Marsala

The late Marco de Bartoli's son, Renato, and the next generation.

The late Marco de Bartoli’s son, Renato, and the next generation

Renato de Bartoli

Renato de Bartoli in the cellar