Now the estate is run by Giampaolo’s daughter Teresa Perusini, an art historian like her uncle, but also a keen farmer who divides her time between her studies and running the estate together with her husband Giacomo de Pace.
In accordance with our credo that a great wine is born on the vine, Perusini wine is produced only from the grapes of its own vineyard, all terraced on loam rock (known as ponca in Friuli) in a splendid position, the vines closely planted in accordance with strict criteria. The in-depth research into native vines that has become a byword for our vineyard over three generations.
In recent years the Azienda Perusini has sought to promote not just its wines but also its beautiful surroundings, with ever more visitors wanting to eat and stay locally. First an old farmhouse halfway up the hillside was converted into a restaurant. Today this restaurant offer to his costumers typical product and plates of our land.
Situated in a splendid position in Friuli’s Colli Orientali, the hills dotted with monasteries and castles, the Perusini estate is the ideal starting point for discovering the valleys separating Friuli from Austria and Slovenia,or else for just relaxing.
The passion for art that has burnt in many a Perusini heart for generations has now found a place in the estate, as evidenced by the winery tower, designed by the architect Romano Burelli and based on the experimental MURST project, built in 2000-2003.
In this section you can consult the reviews of the Perusini Estate in some of the most important wineguides. It’s also reported here the prizes that the company has won in recent years.
Over the years the Perusini estate has acquired a growing reputation for organising meetings, concerts and banquets in simple yet exclusive surroundings. The main house’s long glass-fronted hall (used as a conservatory in winter) opening out onto the garden creates a space that is particularly suited for hosting every kind of event,