History

Massa Vecchia was founded in 1985 by Fabrizio Niccolaini starting from the already existing Querciola vineyard, planted by his father Alberto in 1972 with the varieties Sangiovese and Trebbiano. The vineyards Beruzzo 1 and 2 were then planted in 1992 and 1996.

In 2003 Fabrizio, together with wine producers Maule, Bea and Radikon, founded Vini Veri group, a natural wine producers’ association, with the objective of creating a reference point for Italian wineries that produce natural wines.

In 2009  and the new . She had worked for years on the farm alongside its two founders.

In 2009 Francesca Sfondrini, Patrizia’s daughter, took the lead of Massa Vecchia, together with Daniel and Ines Wattenhofer, Thomas Frischknecht and Rocco Delli Colli. The Società Agricola Massa Vecchia was then founded.

In 2019 Francesca and Stefano, her husband, retire and Fabrizio starts to run again Massa Vecchia, this time with his daughter Tosca, Vasco (Francesca’s brother) and Antonino.