Biography

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After graduating from the Technical Institute of Agriculture in Florence he enrols at the College of Agriculture of the University of Florence going on to obtain the title of Oenologist with a first class degree
Professional formation at Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi s.p.a. where he matures his professional experience in analytical and qualitative control, after that he attends an important formative stage in California at Seghesio Winery in Sonoma Valley where he furthers his scientific knowledge and successively in 1998 joins the Gruppo Matura , working as Oenologist in close collaboration with Attilio Pagli and Alberto Antonini and attending to various wineries in Italy and also in Romania and Spain. Since 2001 he has been consultant Oenologist in Italy and the south of France. Member of Wine-Tasting panels for Doc and Docg wines, and supervisor of courses for AIS and FISAR.

He has matured a significant experience in the diffusion of Wine Culture , holding numerous seminars in the main cities of Japan. He has participated as Judge at the Japan Wine Challenger in 2007 and at the Vinofest in Vrsac (Serbia) in 2011 and 2012.
Enrolled in the Registries of Agriculturalists and Graduate Agriculturalists of the province of Florence – Registry number 928

Enrolled in the Registries of Italian Oenologist association- Registry number 4066