Passion from generation to generation
Riva dei Frati is located in the heart of Prosecco Superiore where, as early as the 13th century, the Dominican friars of San Nicolò dedicated themselves to the production of fine nectars. Today this unique place is guarded by the Adami Merotto family, which has been combining tradition and innovation for six generations to always guarantee the highest quality products.
The Dominican friars of Treviso received as a gift from Gualfredino da Col San Martino plots of land chosen from among the best in vine-grown properties. Here they begin to cultivate and produce fine wines in the renowned hillside area of “Riva dei Frati.”
The Adami family began its activity by dedicating itself to the cultivation of vines in the small village of Follo di Valdobbiadene: here began the first production and marketing of still and sparkling white wines.
THE FIRST WINE AWARDS
The Adami brothers begin marketing their wines throughout the region. During these years they devoted themselves to refining their production technique while also participating in local wine competitions where they received several wine awards.
THE FOUNDING OF THE WINERY
Cesare and Marisa Adami Merotto founded the winery named after the family’s land with the intention of restoring the ancient “Riva dei Frati” to its original splendor.
THE IWSC TROPHY
Riva dei Frati’s Superiore di Cartizze receives a trophy at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London as the best Prosecco Superiore in the world.
Excellence in a glass of bubbly
“Inside a glass of wine is all our history, traditions and values that have always distinguished our winery: a passion that we find daily in every single choice to always produce wines of the highest quality. Our love for our territory translates into the preservation and protection of a unique landscape, the people who live there and future generations. We strongly believe in the indissoluble union that is established between man and nature in which tenacity and the art of know-how are handed down from generation to generation.”
Cesare and Marisa Adami