The winery is located in the municipality of Treiso (province of Cuneo) in the Italian region Piedmont, The name derives from the hamlet of Pertinace di Treiso, which in turn goes back to the Roman emperor Publius Helvius Pertinax (126-193). The company was founded in 1973 by Mario Barbero as a joint winery. Today he is led by Cesare Barbero, as oenologist Stefano Giordano is responsible. The vineyards of the 17 partners / members comprise a total of 100 hectares of vineyards. It will be the red wines Nebbiolo. Dolcetto. Barbera, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as the white wine varieties Arneis. Chardonnay and Moscato Bianco ( Muscat Blanc ) cultivated and processed. The management is carried out according to certified rules of the quality system SQNPI for integrated production. The product range includes various DOC / DOCG wines Alta Langa. Barbaresco. Barbera d'Alba. Barolo. Dolcetto d'Alba. Langhe and Moscato d'Asti, Depending on the type of wine they are in stainless steel tanks or in big wooden barrels (40 to 105 hl) expanded. The premium wines of the house are Barbaresco Nervo (100% Nebbiolo, 18 months barrel aging), Dolcetto d'Alba (100% Dolcetto, 6 months stainless steel) and Barbera d'Alba (100% Barbera, 9 months barrel aging). Every year around 650,000 bottles of wine are produced. Of these, around 40% are exported, mainly to the United States. The winery is a member of the wine associations Associazione Albeisa and Consorzio di Tutela Barolo Barbaresco Alba Langhe e Dogliani.