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La Tunella

The winery is located in the municipality of Ipplis di Premariacco in the DOC zone Colli Orientali del Friuli in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, The name goes back to an old name, which in maps a farmhouse and a hill near the present headquarters name and possibly derived from a proper name "Antonella". It was founded in the 1960s by Min Zorzettig and continued to his son Livio. Today, the estate is managed by the two brothers Massimo and Marco Zorzettig in the third generation of the family. Responsible oenologist is Luigino Zamparo. In 2006, a newly built winery was put into operation. The vineyards cover 69 hectares of vineyards in their own possession and an additional ten hectares in lease. They are 70% with white wine and 30% planted with red wines. The average planting density is 4,500 to 5,000 vines per hectare.

The white wines are mostly in steel tanks, the red wines are largely expanded in small oak barrels. The top line of the house is called "Selènze" (friuli "excellence") with two white wines (Friulano, Ribolla Gialla) and two red wines (Pignolo, Schioppettino). The premium wines include the DOC wines Biancosesto (Friulano, Ribolla Gialla), Ribolla Gialla Selènze, Sauvignon, Merlot, Picolit, Refosco and Pinot Grigio, as well as the Trockenbeerenauslese cuvée "Noans" from Riesling Renano, Sauvignon and Traminer Aromatico. Every year, around half a million bottles of wine are produced.

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