The estate is located in the municipality of San Giovanni al Natisone (Province of Udine) in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
, The large family business was founded in 1964 by Dorino Livon by buying the first vineyards. The sons Dorino Valneo and Tonino joined the company in the 1980s. There are now five wineries, with a total of 226 hectares of vineyards. The vineyards in the regular estate make up 85 hectares of this. These include the white wine varieties Friulano, Ribolla Gialla, Verduzzo Friulano, Moscato Giallo, Picolit Bianco, Malvasia Istriana, Traminer Aromatico (Gewürztraminer), Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Blanc, Muller Thurgau (Müller-Thurgau) and the red wine varieties Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, Schioppettino, Pignolo, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc planted. The wines are produced in three lines. The Classica line is expanded in steel. The grapes for the top lines Cru and Gran Cru come from the best locations. These wines are aged in steel and barrique. The product range includes DOC wines Collio
and IGT Venezia Giulia. Around 600,000 bottles of wine are produced annually.
The other four wineries are RoncAlto with 8 ha in the DOC area Collio
and Villa Chiòpris with 96 ha in the DOC area Friuli Grave
(Friuli), as well as Borgo Salcetino with 18 ha in the DOCG area Chianti Classico
(Tuscany) and ColSanto with 19 ha in the DOCG area Montefalco Sagrantino
(Umbria). A total of over 500,000 bottles of wine are produced here.