Massimiliano Brambilla joined the paternal company after he graduated and became CEO while still a Vice President of an electronics and electrical engineering company with 24 plants in 18 countries, and handling 2,000 employees.
In 2004, the company was sold and together with his brother, Matteo, the realization fo a wine project began. The name Olcru is linked to the territory of the Oltrepò Pavese and its historic wine-making traditions.
Vigne Olcru was borne as a link between the University world and its users. They combine tradition and innovation with research and development process assisted by 5 Universities. The elements are based on Eco-Sustainability and Biodiversity with 7 forms of farming, 40 clones of Pinot Noir, micro and meso vinification, precision farming, satellite technology, and NeuroMarketing LAB.
With its vineyard area of 13,269 hectares, the Oltrepò Pavese represents 60% of all the Lombard vineyard surface, while as far as Pinot Noir is concerned, it is the first area for vineyard extension in Italy.
They have started importing their wines 4 years ago here 70% of its profit comes from imports. When they open a new collaboration in a new area, they invest their time periodically supporting the dealer by going with him to meet his clients and introducing Vigne Olcru, its philosophy, and products. They invite customers to their winery for continuous pieces of training and refresher course.
Additionally, every year they make important research with the University about the soil control with the precision farming and the biodiversity of the clones of Pinot Nero ( Wine vinified in red with red clones and classic methods with white clones have unique characteristics).
They don’t have importers from Japan yet but they are hoping to create partnerships in the future as they think that Japan is a very good market for their wines. One of the reasons, they joined the Japan Awards 2019 was so they could get the opening they needed to introduce themselves.
They won gold awards for 2 of their wines and they are more than happy to discuss business with prospective clients and partners.
The Antico Tralcio, red wine from Oltre Pò Pavese, is to be served at a temperature between 14-16 ° C; It is recommended to be paired with game, red meats, and aged cheeses.
Hints: black currant, cherry, blackberry, orange peel, cloves, nutmeg, menthol, and licorice root.
Hints: red fruits, cherries and a pleasant hint of violet
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