Gruppo Italiano Vini is the number one wine grower-producer in Italy and a global leader in the production and sales of excellent wines. The Group owns 15 historic cellars with celebrated brands that are distributed worldwide. These properties are surrounded by their own vineyards, beautiful expanses of territory totalling 1,340 hectares and lying within Italy’s most prestigious wine-producing areas. Founded in 1986, the Gruppo has its headquarters in the eighteenth-century Villa Belvedere on Lake Garda in the province of Verona. Gruppo Italiano Vini is unique within the international wine-producing world for its ability to combine the advantages of a small structure with those of a big company.