Azienda Agricola San Quirico
The agricultural company San Quirico is located in San Gimignano town; this historic Company is property of the Vecchione family since 1860. Today the company have 30 hectares of vines; 19 are for the Vernaccia di San Gimignano production and 11 are used for the Chianti production. This historical cellar since 2004 is honored to the Biologic certification. The strong point of this cellar is the quality this also because the vineyards are well located concerning the exposition and they are on hills between the 200 and the 300 meters above the sea level which are the best altitude for the vine cultivation. The company commercialized its wine in Italy and in the foreign since 1970 and thanks to the quality has become a reference point in the production of the Vernaccia di San Gimignano, of the Vin Santo and of the Chianti Colli Senesi.
Interview with producer
Which are the future projects for your cellar?
Open our commercial relations to rising countries such as Asia and Russia.
In your opinion, how much is important the improvement of the quality of the wines you produce?
Our company is exclusively focused on the quality.
Your company produces biological wines; why this choice?
We care about our customers and our own health.
Does the biological wine offer something more compared to the traditional ones?
The genuineness of the product.
If you have to convince a customer to buy your wine, what would you say to him?
I would tell him to taste it because it is the only way to know and appreciate a wine.
Which is your favorite thing of your work, and which is the worst?
The aspect I prefer is the contact with nature and worst aspects are the bureaucratic ones.
If the Prime Minister would call you and he would ask you a wine for a very important dinner, which wine would you suggest him, and why?
I would suggest a Vernaccia Riserva Docg joined by a rubbit possibly cooked with Vernaccia.
If you have to give an advice to all the cellars of your territory, what would you advice?
I would suggest to pass to the biologic.
In the last years the web commerce is expanding a lot, the online wine shops are growing up more and more; how do you consider this market news?
I think the online wine sell is increasing thanks to the good commercial proposal and I think the online wine shop and sell represents the future.
Why have you decided to commit the sale of the wines to the online wine shop Uritalianwines?
The wine shop is been showed us by a sales agent and then we talked directly with Uritalianwines and we found out and appreciate their way of working because they are focused on the quality of the products and on the customer satisfaction.
Which is the wine you would suggest to the online Uritalianwines customers and why?
All of them, every of them for their peculiar characteristics.