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Apply: Alfio Mencarelli
Wine area: Assisi (DOC)
Foundation year: 2005
Winemaker: Maurilio Chioccia
Vine variety: Grechetto, Chardonnay, Viognier, Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Alicante
Hectare: 15
Most important labels:
Wine Road: Strada dei Vini del Cantico

A FAMILY PASSION The farm SAIO is located just 800 m from the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi. A land full of history and tradition, characterized by strong spirituality related to nature and ascetic meditation. A place still surrounded by an atmosphere suspendend between legend, religion and poetry. Here the Mencarelli family produces its wines and its extra vergine olive oil. Our grapevines and olive groves embellish the main way to the city and they offer our guests a suggestive and enjoyable view of it. We welcome visitors in an elegant and comfortable Wine Shop. Here excellent wines are combined with the best local culinary specialities to offer you the genuine atmosphere of Umbria. Come to experience our WineCultureProject! Enjoyable Apprentice Vine Growers Courses, an unforgettable Trekking way to immerse oneself in the beauty of nature and art, Wine Tasting to relish the real taste of homemade traditional food. It's a pleasure to share with you our family passion!

How to get

From Perugia: SS75, exit Ospedalicchio, direction Assisi. SAIO is 9 km away. From Foligno SS75, exit Santa Maria degli Angeli, direction Assisi, at the roundabout under the basilica of Saint Francis direction Bastia-Perugia. SAIO is about 1 km away.

Days and Hour opening: Wednesday - Saturday 10.00/12.00 16.00/19.00. Sunday 10.00 - 12.30. Always by reservation.
Days and Hours visit: By reservation
Wine Tasting: yes
Oil Tasting: yes
Purchase products in the cellar: yes
Purchase products online: yes
Disabled accessibility: no
Coach parking: yes
Apply: Agnese Mencarelli
Language spoken: Italian, English, French, German