The company's headquarters are located in the San Cassiano area of the city of Alba (province of Cuneo) in the Italian region Piedmont
, The family ran a small restaurant in Santo Stefano Belbo at the beginning of the 19th century and also made wine. This is where Riccardo Ceretto learned to make wine 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 visiting the Burgundy
they subsequently acquired a number of vineyards and introduced new methods. Finally, a company for the production of hazelnut products was founded in 1994 and two restaurants opened in Alba in 2005.
In the meantime, the next generation is working in the family company. After training in Alba, Allessandro (son of Marcello) gained experience in wineries in Bordeaux, Australia, California and South Africa and is now responsible oenologist
, After graduating in economics and business administration, as well as one at the University of California
Marketing certificate acquired, Federico (son of Bruno) is responsible for sales management. Lisa (daughter of Marcello) is responsible for 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 main branch of the viticulture branch is located and the wines of the four wineries are collected and marketed. The wines from Langhe and Roero are produced here. 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 varieties Arneis
and Moscato d'Asti ( Muscat Blanc
), as well as the red wine varieties Barbera
. Cabernet Sauvignon
cultured. The environmentally friendly, sustainable
Management takes place according to the guidelines of the Organic (ecological) viticulture
, The entire production takes place according to the certified ISO standard 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
), such as Barbera d'Alba
. Dolcetto d'Alba
and Nebbiolo d'Alba