Aglianico Lagala vineyard

Enoic Basilicata was born with the spread of viticulture on the Ionian coast by the Greeks and Phoenicians, while the Romans developed it up to the volcanic area of Vulture

Heart of the ancient Enotria, wine-growing Basilicata has a thousand-year history. Although the continental climate would make it an ideal area for white grape varieties, it is instead dominated by black grape varieties on which Aglianico del Vulture stands out. Read more

Aglianico is one of the most important Italian red wines: it owes its success to the characteristics of the volcanic soil of the Vulture

If in recent years Basilicata has become more and more a tourist destination, a lot is due to its wines. Aglianico del Vulture is certainly the most important red wine of the region. Grown on the lava soils of the extinct volcano of Vulture, the red grape variety of Aglianico can boast of the DOC and DOCG denominations. Read more

According to the XII Report on Wine Tourism of Città del Vino, in Italy wine tourism has a value that is around 2.5 million euros

The 2018 Budget Law gave, for the first time in Italy, a regulatory framework to wine tourism, also known as enotourism . The guidelines for establishing the exercise of wine tourism are still under discussion in the State-Regions Conference. Pending the final provisions, let’s try to understand how Vulture and its Aglianico can become a popular destination for wine tourists. Read more

Angelica and Arnaldo Lagala

Arnaldo Lagala: “We produce wine for passion, these medals are the confirmation that the path we have taken is the right one: Aglianico del Vulture is for us a philosophy of life”

Massaròn and Maddalena Rosso were awarded respectively with the Grand Gold Medal and the Silver Medal at Vino é Musica 2018. For the second consecutive year Cantine Lagala participated in the wine festival held in Grottaglie (TA) in the evocative setting of the Ceramics District. Read more

They call it “Barolo of the South”, but if everything starts from the bottom as nature teaches, Barolo should be defined as “Aglianico del Nord”

Since 1971 it is DOC and in 2010 it obtained DOCG recognition as Aglianico del Vulture Superiore. In the shadow of the Vulture, now an extinct volcano that has bequeathed a land with a fantastic minerality, Aglianico is the prince of one of the most popular wine-growing areas in Italy. 

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