Pievalta is one of the most interesting and respected of Italian wineries in the production of white wines. In 2002 Barone Pizzini (first Organic winery in Franciacorta) crosses the border of Franciacorta and chooses the region of Castelli di Jesi recognizing the great potential of Verdicchio as being one of the most important indigenous grape varieties of Italy. They purchase first 24 hectares in Maiolati Spontini and after just a few months another 5,5 hectares on Monte Follonica in San Paolo di Jesi. The cellar and vineyards are located in the heart of the Jesi castle area, an ideal area for wine production in the Marche, a coastal region of central Italy. The estate extends over 26 hectares in two vineyards with different soil and climate characteristics. The part of the vineyard surrounding the cellar, where the most elegant, fresh, mineral wines come from, has chalky clay soil. Pievalta uses natural agricultural methods, such as Biodynamics, and Verdicchio grapes to fulfill its project to create wines that express the harmonic uniqueness of the area. After several years of research and experimenting, today Pievalta wines are Demeter certified: a guarantee of quality, authenticity and expressiveness for genuine, joyful, easy-to-drink wines.