Giorgio explains, “We have wine from Sicily (Nero d’Avola), from Marche (il Verdicchio), Pinot Grigio from Venezia, wine from Piedmont (Barbera, Nebbiolo and Langhe Bianco), and wine from Tuscany as well. All great, authentic wines, beautiful wines, but not too expensive. I always say you should drink great wines every day, including wines at an affordable price, but the quality MUST be present. This is how the Indigenous label was started and these are the same principles on which this company was built. Quality over quantity always, no exceptions.”
Indeed, the Indigenous lineup includes wines from all over Italy, from crisp, sparkling Prosecco from Veneto to rich, peppery Nero d’Avola, each wine an ideal choice for an aperitivo or happy hour as well as an accompaniment to any meal. Authentic, high-quality wines at an accessible price point, perfect for every day.
Each Indigenous wine is personally selected by Giorgio Rivetti and the producers are small, family-owned vineyards, expressions of genuine character and terroir. This combination ensures that each wine conveys its own unique identity and sense of place, following the same prinicples in the vineyards and cellars as all Indigenous Selections’ producers: no chemicals, no herbicides, no pesticides.
Giorgio says, “I like wines with identity. The same philosophy for Ciacci Piccolomini, La Spinetta or any other wine in the Indigenous Selections portfolio is behind this label. We are all going in the same direction, working in respect of the environment, the land and doing our best in the vineyards and cellar.”
The Indigenous label design reflects the fundamental idea behind the wines as well – where herbicides aren’t used, the dandelion is the first flower to bloom in the vineyard. Giorgio explains, “There is a very important philosophy behind the label. We chose the label because the dendelion flower means something to us. If you’re a farmer you know that. This is the first flower to bloom if you don’t use pesticides and other chemicals.”