Ferruccio Ribezzo - Advisor
The fund’s oenologist and dedicated advisor for wines in Piemonte. He has been advisor and consultant to various internationally renowned Italian wine makers. He is acknowledged by many producers to have both a deep subjective and objective view on Italian wines with an open mind, backed up by extensive tastings that span a period of 30 years. For 16 years he has been a lecturer at the Istituto Enologico Alba – Cuneo. His courses have varied from agricultural aspects of viticulture to specific programs of operational winemaking, from all aspects of vinification and production to implementing commercial strategies for successful sell-outs. He is an active investor in the area of food restaurant and hotelier in Piemonte. In the mid 1970’s he set up and launched his own specialist Italian food label: Antica Dispensa Bricco Bastia. Since 2001 he is the owner of agricultural Azienda Talia del Rondo’. In addition he is also Chairman of the Board for the Tourist Board of Langhe Monferrato Roero (www.langheroero.it) ; Villa Beccaris (www.villabeccaris.it); Palazzo Martinengo (www.martinengovenue.it). Ferruccio brings outstanding knowledge and experience on Italian wines, the industry and winemaking, together with a network of relationships of invaluable value creation to our fund.