700 YEARS OF WINE HISTORY
A Florentine family with thirty generations dedicated to the production of great Tuscan wines in five estates in Tuscany, and a quality distribution network worldwide...
Castello di Nipozzano
Castello di Pomino
Tenuta di Castelgiocondo
Tenuta di Castiglioni
Wines with 700 years of Tuscany
The wines of Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi come from 700 years of passion, experience, ability and love for a select territory which has become the ideal cradle for the highest quality wines.
From the Chianti region to that of Pomino DOC, from Montalcino to Maremma one finds the estates and splendid vineyards of Frescobaldi, where the perfect understanding of the environment and uniqueness of terroir brings a guarantee of constant quality and wines of distinctive personality.
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Bona Frescobaldi is a member of the Tuscan wine making Company Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi, for which she is the Wine Ambassador maintaining national and international relationships.
She is Board Member of Compagnia de’ Frescobaldi.
For ten years she was President of the Laudemio Consortium, which she founded to promote and develop the quality of Tuscan Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Laudemio Frescobaldi oil was awarded the 2001 Golden Globe at the Fancy Food Show in New York for the world’s best olive oil.
She was one of the founders of the publishing house Ponte alle Grazie for which she edited the guide Italy’s Finest for ten years.
She is a member of the Board of the Italian Zerilli Marimò (NYU), and cofounder of the Committee of the Friends of La Pietra, which is part of New York University, whose goal is maintaining and improving relations between Florence and New York.
She was given the Sir Harold Acton Award by the President of the NYU, Jay Oliva, in December 1997.She was granted the University of Florence’s Salomone d’Oro in 2007.
She is International Chairman of Friends of FAI, a fund raising committee, mainly supported by American contributions destined for Fondo Ambiente Italiano (FAI) for the restoration, maintenance and continued public access of historical monuments and properties. She organizes each year a fund raising tour for a group of American benefactors in various regions of Italy.She is a member of the Friends of Florence, whose concern is to create relationships with American benefactors for the restoration of historical sculptures and paintings , which belong to the artistic patrimony of Florence.
She is Vice President of the Mus-E’ committee of Florence , whose scope is the cultural and social integration of children of diverse ethnicities in primary schools using funds from private supporters. Mus-E’ is an International Association founded by the celebrated violinist Yehudi Menuhin and has a presence in many European cities, and recently began activities in Italy, in Genoa, Bologna, Rome etc.
In 2009 and 2011 (and again in 2013) she was appointed President of the International Consulting Committee for the Biennale dell’Antiquariato of Florence, the most prestigious Antiques Fair in Italy. The committee, which she founded, funds and publicizes the exhibition which has attained notable success in its various editions.
As always she is passionately involved in the initiatives, benefits and cultural activities in Florence, among which is a charitable fund raising marathon “Corri La Vita” for the support of public health centres and private rehabilitation therapy centres for women with breast cancers.The marathon began in 2002 with 3,000 participants and in 2012, with 27,500 is the most important benefit sporting event in Tuscany, whose next edition will be on October 13th, 2013.
On the 10th anniversary of Corri La Vita, the Mayor of Florence Matteo Renzi granted to her the “Fiorino d’Oro”, the highest honour given by the Florence Municipality.
Bona Frescobaldi is married to Vittorio Frescobaldi, they have three daughters and one son and 10 grandchildren.