The Vineyards

vale dos vinhedos

The First Appelation ever in Brazil

Vale dos Vinhedos is located in Bento Gonçalves, Serra Gaúcha, Brazil, where the Family owned winery is established and vineyards have been grown by the Pizzato house since 1968. Wines which have provenly been produced with a few specific varietals grown in this region, having passed analytical and taste quality criteria, may carry the denomination of origin identification seal (D.O.V.V. – Denominação de Origem Vale dos Vinhedos – Vale dos Vinhedos Denomination of Origin).

The Pizzato grapes from Vale dos Vinhedos produce concentrated, complex wines with good maturation potential. The vines are older, with low yield, which allows the winemaker to explore the maxim about wines getting  better with age.

  • Location
    29°10'17.91"S
    51°36'05.59"O
  • Climate
    Subtropical to temperate climate, high altitude profile (600 m.a.s.l.)
  • Soil Composition
    Basaltic origin, clay based with small rocks
  • Vineyard architecture
    North-south VSP
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doutor fausto

Dr FAUSTO: youthfulness, freshness

The Pizzato Family has owned this vineyard, located in DOUTOR FAUSTO de Castro, Dois Lajeados, Serra Gaúcha, since 1985. Its characteristics are similar to those in Vale dos Vinhedos, with exception of the higher altitude and less rugged topography. The distance from Vale dos Vinhedos is 50km.

FAUSTO, de PIZZATO, is a line of fruity, young, medium-bodied wines. The winegrowing process prioritizes body extraction and fresh fruit preservation of grapes from low yielding plants.

  • Location
    28°57'45.72"S
    51°48'33.74"O
  • Climate
    Subtropical to temperate climate, high altitude profile (500 m.a.s.l.)
  • Soil Composition
    Basaltic origin, clay based with small rocks
  • Vineyard architecture
    North-south VSP
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