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The World Atlas of Wine – 7th Edition

thumbnail of worldatlasofwine_7thed_2013Maybe the highest honour we could have ever desired to receive. Our Fatalone Organic Wines selected in the 7th edition, the latest, of the World Atlas of Wine by Jancis Robinson and Hugh Johnson: the most comprehensive and in-depth overview of the wines and the geographical areas of wine production from all over the world edited by the two most renowned and respected opinion leaders in the wine journalism world. Our Fatalone Primitivo Riserva was selected among the four most representative wines of Southern Italy with the assertion: “one of Puglia’s most consistently complex Primitivos”. The organic and 100% sustainable Fatalone winery is also particularly proud to have been mentioned among the most “notable producers” from Puglia and the only “notable producer” in our appellation area: the D.O.C. Gioia del Colle.

PANIERE D’ITALIA & ITALIVE.IT 2023 Award for our Riserva Fatalone

Our Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone was recently awarded the Paniere d’Italia and ITALIVE.IT 2023 Award in the excellent artisanal wine category for Puglia!

The ITALIVE.IT 2023 Award recognizes products “capable of enhancing the Italian food and wine heritage” and of “artisanal production, not present in the large-scale distribution. The key word that unites the selected products is Genius Loci, the ability to extract the identifying values of a territory and its culinary tradition.”

The award was presented on April 19th in Rome during the IV Congress “Future Respect, all together for sustainable development.”


Doctor Wine 2024: 96 points awarded to our Fatalone Primitivo Riserva 2020

Our Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2020  was awarded 96 points on the guide “Doctor Wine: Guida Essenziale ai Vini d’Italia 2024.”

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Doctor Wine Award for our Fatalone Riserva 2020

This year, Doctor Wine: Guida Essenziale ai Vini d’Italia 2024 turns 10! The guide is curated by Daniele Cernilli, maybe better known as “Doctor Wine”. In order to receive the Doctor Wine seal of approval, the wine must receive a tasting score of 96 and above. Our Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Fatalone 2022  was also included in the guide and received an excellent score of 94 points.

You can read the full review here:

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Doctor Wine Guide 2024: Fatalone Riserva 2020 and Fatalone Primitivo 2022

Vitae 2024: “Quattro Viti”, top recognition awarded to our Fatalone Riserva 2020

We are proud to announce that our Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2020 has just received th

e prestigious “Quattro Viti” award. This is the top recognition awarded by the wine guide “Vitae: La guida Vini 2024”, edited by the Italian Association of Sommeliers. The award is conferred to wines receiving 91 points or more  or “wines with an excellent stylistic and organoleptic profile.”

Top Recognition for Falone Riserva 2020

You can read the full review, here:

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Vitae 2024: Review of Fatalone Riserva 2020

Decanter Magazine, October 2021, awards Primitivo Fatalone Riserva 94 points

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Our organic Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2018 was recently featured in the prestigious and internationally renowned, Decanter  Magazine, October 2021 edition. Our Riserva Fatalone 2018  was awarded a top score: 94 points.

Alessandra Piubello, a talented wine journalist, writes about  “Top 20 Puglian Primitivo”.  Only twenty wineries are featured, all of them representing  excellent wines in our region. When describing the appellation Gioia del Colle DOC, Piubello states: “Here, the Primitivo expresses a particular style: elegant, fresh, savoury and cellarworthy.” In the article, our Primitivo Riserva Fatalone was described as “emblematic of its variety and terroir” and “astoundingly beautiful”.

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Undoubtedly, we are honored to have been included in the list and specially proud to represent our territory and the Gioia del Colle DOC.


I Vini di Veronelli 2022 Guida Oro: 94 points and Three Golden Stars for Fatalone Riserva 2018

thumbnail of Guida_Veronelli_Tre_Stelle_ Oro_Fatalone_ Riserva_2018The new edition of the “I Vini di Veronelli”  Gold Wine Guide 2022 was presented in Mantova on November 12th. More than 16,000 wines were submitted for tasting  representing wineries from all over Italy.

We are proud and honored to be part of the Tre Stelle Oro with our own organic Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2018. Out of more than 16,000 wines, only 399 wines received the Three Golden Stars this year. To receive this prestigious recognition, the wine must achieve a rating of at least 94/100. According to the wine guide, this year’s “Tre Stelle Oro”  or Three Golden Stars represent the best vines and wines in all of Italy. We are proud and honored to be part of the Tre Stelle Oro with our own organic Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2018.



Slow Wine 2022- Fatalone Riserva Top Wine and Vino Slow

Our organic Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2018 has been granted the prestigious recognitions of Top Wine and Vino Slow 2022 by Slow Wine.  We have been present in this International Wine Guide for several years now. Nonetheless, we are grateful and honored to receive this acknowledgment. We work hard to produce wines that embody the characteristics of a “Slow Wine”, organic wines representative of their territory, with no use of chemicals in the vineyards and, as always, wines with a great quality-price ratio.


ViniBuoni D’Italia 2021 awards Riserva Fatalone 2017 its prestigious Crown

thumbnail of CoronaVinibuoni2021-AttestatoR17The wine guide ViniBuoni d’Italia 2021 awarded our Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2017 its prestigious Crown: the maximum recognition awarded by the guide to Excellent Wines. Our Puglia IGT Primitivo Fatalone “Teres” 2019 and Fatalone “Spinomarino” 2019 also received top scores.

ViniBuoni 2021 is a wine guide by the Touring Club Italiano edited by Mario Busso and Alessandro Scorsone. It reviews wine obtained from autochthonous grape varieties from all over Italy. Following this criteria, the number of wines it reviews remains limited. We are honored to have been selected in this wine guide for a number of years now.

Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva Fatalone 2017

Score 4 STARS and Crown

Puglia IGT Primitivo Fatalone “Teres” 2019

Score 4 STARS

Puglia IGT Greco Fatalone “Bianco Spinomarino” 2019

Score 3 STARS

Wine Revolution by Jane Anson. Fatalone Riserva among the Best 250 Natural Wines of the World

thumbnail of Wine_Revolution_Jane_Anson_Fatalone_RiservaWe are excited and proud to see our Fatalone Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva 2011 in Jane Anson’s recently published book, Wine Revolution: The World’s Best Organic, Biodynamic & Natural Wines, among the best 250 hand-crafted wines from all over the world. Jane Anson is an award-winning wine expert, author and contributing editor of Decanter magazine. Her book, Wine Revolution, “details 250 hand-crafted wines from a rigorous selection of artisan, eco-friendly wineries”.



Silver Medal for Fatalone Primitivo Riserva 2015 at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2019

thumbnail of Concours_Mondial_Bruxelles_Silver_Medal_Fatalone_Riserva_2015Our organic Fatalone Gioia del Colle DOC Primitivo Riserva 2015 was awarded with the Silver Medal at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2019. We are very proud of this recognition as the validity and rigor of their assessment is recognized worldwide.

The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, as its title suggests, is an international wine competition in which wines are assessed by an equally international tasting panel that includes oenologists, journalists, wine critics, researchers and buyers.