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The Tommasi Family project tied to the production of Lugana doc and its territory by Lake Garda.

On 27 and 28 August, two days of wind and vineyards were held on Lake Garda.
An event organized fot the press to depen their knowledge of Lugana, produced in Le Fornaci estate.

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A tour of Lake Garda on the two-masted San Nicolò, a fully restored sailing ship, launched in 1925, which in its roaring years transported goods and vineyard poles from one shore to the other of the Garda. Not just a coincidence. Two hours of cruise to admire one of the most beautiful landscapes of our territory.

Following a dedicated dinner at the La Speranzina restaurant, where chef Fabrizio Molteni proposed a menu dedicated to Lugana Le Fornaci.
A refined and creative cuisine for an exclusive gastronomic experience by the lake, with a breathtaking view.

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On Friday, at the Tommasi headquarters in Pedemonte, has been organized  a vertical tasting of four vintages of Lugana Le Fornaci.
The technical tasting with the oenologist Giancarlo Tommasi allowed an exploration of the soils of Lake Garda, an interesting comparison on the longevity of Lugana and the evolution of the Le Fornaci project.

Lugana has been highly desired wine to add to Tommasi portfolio due to its extraordinary elegance and depth;
there’s an intense passion for Lugana, an unmistakable, rigorous, and classy white wine that is able to win the battle of time.

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With a strong belief in the Lugana territory and its wine, the Tommasi family has cultivated a dream of expanding the project.
In 2013, after conducting much research in the area, additional investments were made in Desenzano.  The Fornaci Estate, therefore, is made up of three main vineyards located in different areas of Lugana DOC, making up a total of 45 hectares: one larger plot of land by Lake Garda, and two further inland, all in Sirmione.
All of the vineyards were planted with a single typical vine variety, called Turbiana, using the guyot training system and a high vine density (approximately 5,000 vines per hectare).

There is also an important project in the works to accompany this investment: the construction of a winery entirely dedicated to the production of Lugana as well as a building destined for hospitality and wine tourism, with an area for tastings and refreshments for all visitors.
Two new references will be launched in 2021 to complete the project: Le Fonarci Lugana doc Riserva version, vintage 2018 and Le Fornaci Rosé, a premium rosé wine.