Petrarch and the Euganean Hills

ITALIAN:
“…fuggo la città come ergastolo e scelgo di abitare in un solitario piccolo villaggio, in una graziosa casetta circondata da un uliveto e vigna, dove trascorro i giorni pienamente tranquillo, lontano dai tumulti, dai rumori, dalle faccende, leggendo continuamente e scrivendo.”

ENGLISH:
“…I flee from the city as a life sentence, and I choose to live in a solitary small village, in a pretty house surrounded by olive trees and vineyards, where I spend my time peacefully, far away from tumults, noise, matters, but constantly reading and writing”

Francesco Petrarca, letter to Francesco Bruni, AD 1371

Francesco Petrarca

Poeta, Scrittore ed Intellettuale Italiano - sec. XIV

PETRARCA E I COLLI EUGANEI

 

Petrarch, the great Italian poet, retired in the beautiful small village of Arquà in the Euganean Hills to spend his last seven years, where he cultivated vineyards and drank the wine he would make.

“La Costa” wines are the expression of this land, and the firm is committed in promoting the exquisite products of the Euganean Hills, as well as the Hills rich and diverse cultural heritage.

Petrarch’s solid values are a stimulating point for La Costa wine farm as they help to enhance their dedication and transparency in vine growing and wine production. Wine is a synonim of high ethical values, which are deeply rooted in the Facchin family and in their way of living.

The Facchin Family decided to pay tribute to Petrarch with the 2004 vintage, 700 hundred years after his birth.

The Facchin family decided to pay tribute to Petrarch with the 2004 vintage, 700 hundred years after his birth.