SinceancientGreeks’ time, therewasa flourishing and richlandcalled Enotria Tellus i.e. "Land of Wine".TodaythatlandisnamedCalabria, and itstillproduceswineswith unmistakable characteristics thank to the particular natural conditions e.g. the sun exposure, heat and humidity. Once upon a time there was a local doctor, Vittorio Colacino, who apart fromtaking careofhis patients, also enjoyed growingan ancient vineyard. This Vineyard produced a wineknownas“BRITTO”, intensewith a spicy sour cherry perfume...
From such a passion for earth and life, the Colacino Company was founded. The company is nowadays managed by Dr Colacino’schildren: Mauro and Maria Teresa;beyondsharingthe same passion for wine inherited from their father, they also introduced a touch of innovation and managerial skillsto the entire production line, firmlydeterminedto constantlyimprove an alreadyhighlyappreciated product.
In 1975, Mario Soldati , wrote in his famousbook, Vino al Vino alla ricerca dei vini genuinipublishedby Mondadori: “…. visit to Dr. Vittorio Colacino, in the village of Marzi, Savuto fromfour different vintages, from ‘71 to ’74….”“Wines should be drunk and understood where they were born….” “…Nothingis Savuto, Savuto isonlyBritto.”