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Martina Franca, lively town at 431 mt. on the sea level, is situated at the boundaries of three Apulian provinces, Taranto, Brindisi and Bari and equally far from the Adriatic and Ionian sea, in the southern murgia. On the hills and in the wonderful Itria Valley, evocative for its natural beauties where ancient traditions are still untouched, different variety grapes are cultivated thanks to the support of the climate which is very suitable to the vine growing. In this setting Colucci family has taken an interest in wine art for 80 years.

The winery, led by dr. Francesco Colucci – winemaker – and his son Piercesare responsible for sales department – has produced for 50 years wine of high quality, providing white wine bases for the bottlement to the most important Apulian and Italian wineries. The cellar, 20 years ago, has been technologically renewed by a refined wine-making automation, with a perfect synthesis between technology and tradition to get a product able to satisfy the most sophisticated taste.

The maceration, the must cleanness, the fermentation with controlled temperature, the ageing of red wine in barriques, the bottling under sterile condition and the perfect production process are the result of a lot of experiences, a constant technical modernization and high fidelity to the culture of wine.

The wines of San Martino ColucciVini are produced after an accurate selection of those grapes more suitable in their vineyards and in those selected by regular supplier. The territory of Itria Valley is studded and surrounded by small plats of land cultivated with a unique passion which represent the love to the wine. This passion requires a very hard work and a considerable technic expert report, handed on generations to give to the plant a necessary habitat to come out fruits with harmony.

Experienced care of our wine growers, geologic and climate characteristic of the territory form and harmonic combination which yields a restricted quantity of grapes which bear generous, superb white and red wines that are produced in Itria Valley and in Salento area. These are lands of great tradition which carries on first of all the wine growing very developed thanks to favourable environment conditions. The result is that the wine making is very refined and wines are full of body and character.

During the grape harvest the different varieties of grapes are picked with an accurate selection of the best fruit. Every production phase, from the cultivated to the bottling is scrupulously attended and controlled by highly skilled staff of ColucciVini cellar.

San Martino ColucciVini produce about 1.200.000 bottles per year that are selled almost totally on best foreign market. In the last 2 years San Martino cellar has been awarded in most important International Wine Competitions with a lot of Gold Medals; San Martino has been awarded also with a Oscar as best red doc wine producer in Apulia.