Nestled in the picturesque hills of Orvieto, Italy, Azienda Agricola Casale Ciaffardini has emerged as a beacon of excellence in both the wine and hospitality industries. With a legacy deeply rooted in passion for the land, commitment to quality, and a love for crafting exceptional wines, the Ciaffardini family has truly created an oasis where history, nature, and the art of winemaking converge.
The dedication to producing outstanding wines has earned Azienda Agricola Casale Ciaffardini prestigious recognition on the global stage. This commitment was rewarded with not one, but two Gold Medal Awards at the America Awards 2023 hosted by americawinespaper.com. The awarded wines are:
- Casale Ciaffardini – Simchà Spumante Brut Metodo Classico 60 mesi sui lieviti sboccatura Dicembre 2022: A true gem in the world of sparkling wines, Simchà Spumante Brut Metodo Classico is a celebration of precision and patience. With 60 months of aging on lees and the December 2022 disgorgement, this wine embodies the essence of traditional craftsmanship and dedication to excellence.
- Casale Ciaffardini – Rosato Umbria IGP 2022: The Rosato Umbria IGP 2022 is a testament to the harmony between tradition and innovation. This rosé wine captures the vibrant essence of the Umbrian terroir, offering a sensory journey that speaks of the land’s character and the winemaker’s artistry.
Adding to their accolades, Casale Ciaffardini was also awarded a Silver Medal for their product:
- Casale Ciaffardini – Poggente 2021 – Vino Rosso IGP Umbria: The Poggente 2021 Vino Rosso IGP Umbria is a true reflection of the Ciaffardini family’s dedication to crafting wines that resonate with both tradition and innovation. This silver-medal-winning wine embodies the heart and soul of Umbria’s vineyards, encapsulating the essence of the region.
The story of Azienda Agricola Casale Ciaffardini is not limited to the vineyards; it extends to the charming farmhouse, “Antichi Casali di Charme.” This haven of tranquility and history was born from the fusion of Massimo Ciaffardini’s love for viticulture and olive cultivation with the timeless beauty of the Orvieto hills. A stroll through the estate unveils an agriculture deeply in harmony with its surroundings, fostering an atmosphere of serenity.
The Ciaffardini family’s deep-rooted passion for the land and its bounty has transcended generations. Passed down from maternal grandfather to father, and now to Massimo Ciaffardini, this passion has become an integral part of the family’s identity. Alongside Massimo are his two daughters, Agnese and Federica, both of whom contribute their unique talents and dedication to the family legacy.
Agnese, the elder daughter, brings her organizational prowess and administrative acumen to the family enterprise. With an innate connection to nature and a profound appreciation for special places, Agnese ensures that the estate’s administrative and bureaucratic aspects are expertly managed.
Federica, the younger daughter, infuses the estate with her culinary passion and hospitality expertise. Drawing from her culinary journey in Italy’s acclaimed restaurants, she orchestrates the culinary experiences at the estate. Federica’s commitment to quality and her love for the earth’s bounties translate into unforgettable guest experiences.
The farmhouse “Antichi Casali di Charme” proudly bears the emblem “5 Girasoli,” an esteemed classification bestowed by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture. This classification symbolizes the highest level of hospitality comfort, service diversity, and environmental quality offered by agritourism establishments. Represented by a sunflower that encapsulates the essence of a farm, this emblem speaks volumes about the estate’s commitment to providing an exceptional and memorable stay.
To learn more about the exceptional wines, hospitality, and the enchanting estate of Azienda Agricola Casale Ciaffardini, visit their website here. Explore the beauty of the Orvieto hills, the passion for viticulture, and the dedication to crafting wines that truly reflect the essence of the land and its people.