Our companyAround the year 1920 is born the Azienda Stella, in Costigliole in Asti, in the heart of the Monferrato. The first producer was Domenico Stella that, besides the art to know how to make the wine, he was teacher of music and since then, the match wine and music is the symbol of the rural tradition of the firm. Just to his founder, the firm has devoted a red wine (Barbera Superiore) and a white both denominated ones "Giaiet" that, in dialect, it means "of yellow-reddish hair". Read more
The landMontferrat (in Piemontèis, Monfrà; in Italian, Monferrato) is part of the region of Piedmont in Northern Italy. It comprises roughly (and its extent has varied over time) the modern provinces of Alessandria and Asti. Montferrat is one of the most important wine districts of Italy. It also has a strong literary tradition, including the 18th century Asti-born poet and dramatist Vittorio Alfieri and the Alessandrian Umberto Eco. The territory is cut in two by the river Tanaro. Read more
Our winesUp to a few decades ago, the firm was addressed to the production of genuine wines, already with the idea leading to underline the autochtonous vines, that abound in Piedmont. To demonstration of this it can be noticed that all the wines produced by the firm derive from autochtonous grapes. Currently the firm produces around 40.000 bottles; in these last years it have been made new fittings, mostly strengthening the barbera. Read more
Respect for the land
The Stella company adopts viticultural-run systems with low environmental impact by reducing to almost zero the chemical by-products of synthesis, making room for mineral and organic origin. "Less pollutione, better value of life to our posterity."
Enhance the typicality of our territory
The use of autochthonous varieties and the plant in suitable land to accommodate these varieties are the basic conditions for a characteristic wine. These objectives are supported by a large and careful selection in the vineyard. Today the thinning is the only way that our company adopts to get in wines with character and longevity.
Since three generations the Stella family nurtures the dream to produce good wines that represent the zone of origin, essential feature to stand out.