The wine group „I Vini di Guido Brivio SA“ in Mendrisio in the Swiss canton of Ticino was founded in 1988 as the successor of the „Fratelli Valli“ company, which was acquired by the Brivio family in 1988. This is where the career of Guido Brovio took its turn, he has managed, by means of radical changes implemented since 1992 in the company, which has been run under its present name since then, to gai nrespect in the Ticino wine scene. The grapes are purchased from 70 contract growers in 13 communes of the Mendrisio region. The wines are produced and matured in a cellar hewn deep into the mountain massif of the Monte Generoso. The premium wines include the Merlot blanc de noir matured in barrique, the „Bianco Rovere“, the Merlot red wines „Baiocco“ and „Riflessi d’Epoca“, as well as the red blend „Vigna d’Antan“, of Merlot and Cabernet Franc.