About Winery and Wines
The terraced land of Bargòn is on a hill on the back of Riomaggiore located at the end of the path that from Lavaccio leads to the litoranea road, the path than continues up to Madonna di Montenero and Telegrafo. Back in the 30’sRoberto’s, when Roberto’s father returned from the United States (where he had emigrated ) because of filossera, a fungus of the wines which killed all the plants, and in so doing disrupted the local economy. He bought the ruines and the land located in such a splendid position, sunny and with a wonderful breeze to grow grapes.For this reason Roberto is sometimes locally called “il figlio dell’americano” The son of the american. For this reason Roberto is sometimes locally called “il figlio dell’americano” The son of the american. From then onwards Roberto and his brothers have been growing grapes in the terraces of Bargòn.
In the costline of the Ligurian Levante known as Cinque Terre the vine is cultivated with much labour from immemorabile time, it is grown on terracing, it has been worked out that the original length of the stone walls was of 6729 Km. A unique land and sea scape, it is also a National Park and a Protected Sea Area, in this context the sun and the sea play a very important quality role on the limited amount of Ligurian wine production.