Barone Pizzini's tour

A sensory journey to discover the first Organic Franciacorta

The first organic Franciacorta

Come visit us at the winery

To follow the progress, from vineyard to glass, of wines that are conceived, cared for and produced according to the principles of organic and sustainable viticulture.

The visit starts from far away, from the explanation of the pedoclimatic origins of the Franciacorta territory and from the history of its enological evolution.

It is in this background that reside the reasons for our work, which wants to emphasize the natural talent of an area historically devoted to wine production.

We will narrate you the origins of this territory, with a permeable soil because rich in sand and silt and poor in clay.

The same territory from which our precious wines are born, which constitute a unique production because it is characterized by different microclimates, influenced by the ancient glacier and the presence of the lake.

A short video will guide you through the story of Barone Pizzini, the development of the winery and the first organic Franciacorta.

Dive in nature, walk through the vineyards

After the introduction it will be easier to observe the vineyards with a critical eye, recognizing the elements described above and seeing how we apply the rules of organic viticulture.

Our lands are spread over different areas, allowing us to channel all the different characteristics of this variegated territory in the wines we produce.

We will walk together among the rows adjacent to the cellar, where we’ll explain the various stages of cultivation and where you can personally bear witness to the well-being of the plants, surrounded by a rich ecosystem.

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Explore the winery and discover the winemaking processes

Upon returning to the winery, built according to green building criteria, we will continue in the two main work areas: the first, dedicated to winemaking, and the second, which contains the barriques and the bottles aging on yeasts.

The guide will explain our production method in depth, depending on the preparation and the questions of the group.

Be curious, we will reply with passion to all your questions!

Sensory analysis

The tasting

Final quality test

Sensory analysis

The tasting

Final quality test

What was learned during the tour becomes concrete in the tasting, available in different types and with different in-depth focuses.

Each of the options will be accompanied by local products such as breadsticks and cold cuts.

The selections

A tour and a tasting that allow you to try a Selection of Franciacorta, including three vintage wines.

Golf 1927, Satèn Edizione, Naturae Edizione e Rosè.

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€ 35.00 per person

Three wines, one territory

Three wines that are born in Franciacorta but that represent different expressions of it.

Franciacorta Golf, Polzina Curtefranca Bianco, Curtefranca Rosso.

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€ 18.00 per person

Twenty years of bio in three glasses

Three Franciacortas that tell a story of research and innovation that began twenty years ago, in 1998, when experimentation with organic products began.

Animante LA, Rosè Edizione e Satèn.

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€ 30.00 per person
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Frequently asked questions

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Frequently asked questions

Wine tasting

Depending on the type of tasting chosen you can taste the following wines:

  • Animante Franciacorta DOCG
  • Satèn Franciacorta DOCG
  • Rosé Franciacorta DOCG, different vintages
  • Golf 1927 Franciacorta DOCG
  • Naturae Franciacorta DOCG
  • Polzina Curtefranca DOC
  • Curtefranca Rosso DOC

Purchases

The wines tasted during the tasting, like the others on the list, can be purchased at the winery according to the availability of our warehouse.

It is possible to pay with all major credit cards or debit cards.

To request a dedicated tour for a group, send your request to visite@baronepizzini.it.

It is very spacious and also accessible to busses and campers.

Italian and English. For other languages, write us on visite@baronepizzini.it.

Your pet friend is always welcome.

The tour requires a reservation.

From Monday to Saturday, from 9.00 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 18.00, Sunday from 9.00 to 12.30.

What to see in the surroundings

Discover an extraordinary territory

Franciacorta is a land of natural and cultural sights. Take advantage of the visit to our cellar to immerse yourself in an environment full of wonders, of which our wine wants to be an expression. Here are the places we suggest to our visitors.

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Monastery of San Pietro in Lamosa

Founded on a rocky rise that dominates the peat bogs, and also linked in the name (Lamosa) to the marshy nature of the places, San Pietro is the oldest and last standing of the Cluniac foundations of the Sebino.

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Madonna del Corno

The sanctuary was presumably built in the ‘500, according to the legend, after the apparition of the Madonna to a soldier tired of fighting. Located at the peak of the southern rocky part of Monte Cognolo, it can be reached by foot, with a nice walk in the hills, both from Iseo and Provaglio.

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Torbiere del Sebino Nature Reserve

The Torbiere del Sebino Nature Reserve, declared a “wetland of international importance”, is considered a priority area for biodiversity in the Padana Plain. This is due to the variety of habitats and species, aquatic-marsh,  present in the area, some of which are rare or at risk of extinction in Lombardy and in Italy.