The estate is located in the municipality of Kaltern (location Caldaro village center) in the Italian wine-growing area South-Tirol
(Region Trentino-Alto Adige
). The traditional business was founded in 1731 and has been family-owned for 14 generations. Today he is led by Peter and Stephan Sölva, as cellar master acts Christian Bellutti. The vineyards cover 12 hectares of vines, which are planted with the red varieties Vernatsch, Lagrein, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot, and the white varieties Gewürztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio. In the winery it has always been an important goal to keep in vinification the origin and character of the floors and the signature of the family in the foreground.
The product range includes wines from the DOC area South Tyrol
with the subregions Kalterersee
, The wines are marketed in three different lines. These are under the old surname "AMISTAR" (Selection - handwriting of the family), "DE SILVA" (Old vines - handwriting of the soil) and the "classics of South Tyrol" from the autochthonous varieties. Every year 80,000 to 100,000 bottles of wine are produced. Half of this remains in Italy and the other half goes to Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the USA and Sweden. The in-house distillery also produces grappas and brandies. The winery is a member of the vintners' association "Consortium South Tyrolean wine", the "Wineries of South Tyrol" and "Wine Caldaro".