Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino
Founded in 1967 after the recognition of the Doc, the Consortium for the safeguarding of Brunello di Montalcino wine today unites 214 members (representing 98.2% of the production) for a safeguarding that extends over a vineyard of more than 4,300 hectares in the district of Montalcino, in favor of four of the seven DOP wines of the territory. Brunello di Montalcino stands out among them all - it has become an international brand as well as being the first red DOC in Italy and the only Italian wine included among the 12 labels of the 20th century by Wine Spectator, followed by Rosso di Montalcino, Moscadello di Montalcino and Sant'Antimo. Objective: to put into system an agricultural community among the most virtuous on a national level and among the richest in the world, with an economy founded for half of its businesses by agricultural companies and also able to absorb a large part of the labor force of the neighboring municipalities. An ecosystem unique for its biodiversity and its morphological characteristics, driven by wine and in particular by Brunello, which sees in the Consortium the synthesis of numerous activities ranging from protection to promotion: from the quotas of the plants to the control of the yields, from the initiatives of brand positioning in Italy and abroad to the creation of synergies between the different realities of the local food chain.