Lungarotti Rubesco Riserva back to 1971
24 Dec 2009 by Julia Harding MW
Winemaker and activist the late Giorgio Lungarotti founded this family company in Umbria, central Italy, in the 1960s. Today it has a total production of around 3 million bottles and is run by his daughters Chiara Lungarotti (CEO) and Teresa Severino (a winemaker by training but currently marketing and communications manager); Giorgio's widow Maria Grazia is in charge of the Lungarotti Foundation, including the wine and olive museums. They are based in the medieval town of Torgiano, 16 km south-east of Perugia, in the centre of Umbria. See An Italian first for one example of their efforts towards sustainability. Rubesco Riserva...

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