The key dates of our history
The Bersano winery was born in Nizza Monferrato, the heart of the Barbera d'Asti area, as a family winery that sells its wines in the region.
The adventure begins in the world of wine with the acquisition of Cascina Cremosina. It is on this hill that Arturo, enchanted by the beauty of the place, matures the decision to undertake the career of winemaker and producer.
Arturo, a lawyer for family pride and winemaker by passion, moves to the cellar. With him, the Wine House takes impulse: the territory and the vineyard as the soul of the grapes and the guarantee of the quality of the wine become the distinctive Notes.
Wine and Country Museum is dedicated to the tools and agricultiral carts of rural life. Among the major Italian specialist museums, it has been included in the list of properties presented for the candidacy of Langhe, Roero and Monferrato at Unesco Heritage.
Arturo creates the brotherhood of Bagna Cauda, one of the first associations that protect piedmontese food and wines. With the establishment of the famous Premio Paisan Vignaiolo they have been awarded among the greatest men and women of Italian culture from the second post-war to the present day.
With Cascina Badarina in Serralunga d'Alba, Bersano is one of the first producers to boost the great success of Barolo in the eighties and nineties.
At the head of the House come Ugo Massimelli (left) and Biagio Soave (right), business associates and friends forever. They are the ones who consolidate the impressive reality of farms that constitutes the true corporate heritage.
The vineyards of the Asteggiana, no longer Langa and not yet Monferrato, are the great intuition of Casa Bersano.
With the purchase of the Cascina Generala, in Agliano Terme, Bersano ensures an important presence in this wine region of great interest, rising to the fore thanks to the success of its exceptional vineyards.
Last purchase in order of time the Cascina San Pietro in Castagnole Monferrato, fifty magnificent hectares with manor house and park. Selected for the cultivation of the Ruchè grapes, a vine of distant and mysterious origins, today dominant in the limelight thanks to its harmonious, velvety and characteristic taste.
The Massimelli family takes full control and management of the Bersano, both winery and vineyards.
Federica, daughter of Commendatore Ugo Massimelli, became managing director.