The company is headquartered in the San Cassiano area of the city of Alba (province of Cuneo) in the Italian region Piedmont
, The family ran a small catering business in Santo Stefano Belbo at the beginning of the 19th century and also produced wine. Here Riccardo Ceretto learned to win and moved to Alba in the 1930s. He founded the Casa Vinicola Ceretto and processed purchased grapes into wine. In the 1960s his sons Bruno (* 1937) and Marcello (* 1941) joined the company. After a visit in the Burgundy
They subsequently acquired a number of vineyards and introduced new methods. Finally, in 1994, a factory for the production of hazelnut products was founded and in 2005 two restaurants were opened in Alba.
In the meantime, the next generation is working in the family business. After training in Alba, Allessandro (son of Marcello) gained experience in wineries in Bordeaux, Australia, California and South Africa and is now more responsible oenologist
, After graduating in economics and business administration, as well as at the University of California
acquired marketing certificate Federico (son of Bruno) is responsible for the sales management. Lisa (daughter of Marcello) is responsible for the administration and Roberta (daughter of Bruno) for public relations and communication.
In 1987, the Cantina Ceretto Monsordo Bernardina was acquired on the outskirts of Alba, where the winegrowing headquarters are located and where the wines of the four wineries are collected and marketed. Here the wines from Langhe and Roero are produced. The remaining three are Cantina Bricco Rocche in Castiglione Falletto (Barolo), Cantina Bricco Asili in Barbaresco (Barbaresco) and Vignaioli di Santo Stefano in Santo Stefano Balbo (Moscato Wines). The vineyards cover around 160 hectares.
It will be the white wine varieties Arneis
and Moscato d'Asti ( Muscat Blanc
), as well as the red wines Barbera
. Cabernet Sauvignon
cultivated. The environmentally friendly, sustainable
Management is carried out according to the guidelines of the Organic (organic) viticulture
, All production is done according to certified ISO standard, the quality control
according to the guidelines of HACCP
, The product range includes a range of DOC / DOCG wines. These are Asti Spumante and Moscato d'Asti ( Asti
), as Barbera d'Alba
. Dolcetto d'Alba
and Nebbiolo d'Alba