The Franco Terpin company is located in San Floriano del Collio, Friuli Venezia Giulia, a few steps from the Slovenian border, in the area famous for the production of Orange wine. Franco creates the company, together with his wife, in 1994 and now has about 10 hectares of vines located in a hilly area, part of Italy and part of Slovenia.
All the vineyards stand on rich soils of clay and are reared according to biological practices, the varieties cultivated are the ribolla Gialla, the Tocai Friulano, the Chardonnay and the Pinot Grigio. In the cellar it does not use chemicals, but only indigenous yeasts, barrel refinements and no filtration. Its wines are all macerated for a time ranging from 3 to 8 days, aged for 3 years in wooden barrels and then steel before being sold. Only 20000 bottles produced, of these unique wines, are the soul of the land and decided as the one who produces them.
The wines of Franco Terpin, a member of the Slovenian minority from Sv. Florian, Italy, are robust and full of life, just like their maker. Franco is one of the pioneers of “back to nature” wines. This reflects all his personality, temperament and love for the vine itself. The wines are without added sulfur or anything that is not from nature.