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Wineries of Sardegna

Except for a handful of large players – including the biggest single-block estate in Italy – most wineries in Sardinia are small and family-run. Some of them have a long tradition of making bulk wine, and only started producing bottled wine in recent years. Having eschewed the “industrial revolution” of Italian wine, they still follow an ancestral, low-intervention approach to farming and winemaking.


What are the most important Wineries in Sardegna?

Big Wineries

  • Argiolas
  • Cantina Gallura
  • Cantina Santadi
  • Piero Mancini
  • Sella & Mosca

Cult Producers

  • Agricola Punica
  • Capichera
  • Contini
  • Giovanni Sedilesu
  • Jerzu
  • Sardus Pater

Up-and-Coming Producers

  • Alberto Loi
  • Audarya
  • Depperu
  • G.B. Columbu
  • Jankara
  • Li Duni
  • U’ Tabarka

Natural Wine Producers

  • Antichi Vigneti Manca
  • Giovanni Montisci
  • Pusole
  • Telaruju
  • Tenute Dettori


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Whenever I taste extensively through Sardinian wines, I get the feeling that this is one of the most underrated regions in Italy, offering a noteworthy quantity of talented small to  medium-size producers who still fall under the radar. Unfortunately, qualitative improvements over the last two decades weren’t matched by proper communication efforts – Sardinians are […]