The story of "Ricossa Antica casa" is a story of loyalty to territory and tradition, a blend of resourcefulness, professionalism and ingenuity which transformed a small provincial distillery into a large international company.
It all began thanks to Lorenzo Ricossa, who at the end of the 1800’s, founded the award-winning Portacomarese distillery in an old building on the outskirts of Asti. The hot vapors from the distillation began to exit from the high chimneys, which mixed with the rusty steam from the locomotives stationed next to it.
Ricossa's history is full of gratification and popularity.
The award winning Portacomarese Distillery soon became a meeting place and rest stop for those passing through, where everyone was welcomed like family. The joys of vice and life and winemaking were discussed here, with an ever-present glass of good wine in hand.
The awards were not long in coming: the victory of several gold medals at the Exhibition of Asti (1908), Florence (1909) and Turin (1911) sealed the character of the great Piedmontese wines produced by the distillery, but also stressed its commitment to the values of land, history, professionalism and resourcefulness.
Today, nearly a century later, the Ricossa story continues with MGM Mondo del Vino, opening itself to the world with a living and dynamic reality, all the while keeping the old values which got them here. MGM Mondo del Vino, by signing a selection of prestigious, fine and important wines, brings the authenticity and quality of a true Piedmontese wine and the taste of a land and its traditions, to wine glasses around the world.