The Monacesca The farm is located in the municipality of Matelica, in Contrada Monacesca, about 4 Km from the town, along the road that leads to Fabriano. Its registered office and headquarters in Ancona, Marche with warehouse and bottling in the town of Potenza Piceno, still within the province of Macerata.
The area where we are located owes its name to the, around the year 900 AD, a small group of Benedictine monks of the order of Farfa who escaped from North-Italy's persecution Longobarde, decided to settle in this hermitage and built a small church and a convent (now fully restored and are part of the village business): this beautiful land so taken in time the name of "Monacesca", taken from 1966 also brand business when Casimir Cifola bought the farms and started the ' by planting the first vineyards and the realization of the first winery. E 'of 1973 the first production of Verdicchio di Matelica to our brand, starting point of an extraordinary adventure that since 1982 Casimir is flanked by his son Aldo, current owner of the company, with the support of the efforts which further increases to improve technically allow any aspect of quality to enhance the best features of our fantastic main vine.
Over the years, others are purchased adjacent parcels to form the present surface, we planted new vineyards of Verdicchio and other international varieties (Chardonnay), to get to 1994, when you decide to plant a new vineyard in Valle Contrada red grapes, composed of Sangiovese Grosso and Merlot, to bring back great and forgotten rossiste vocations of our territory, provided that in the early 1900's a "Red Matelica" to excel in international wine competitions. Our current production is around 160,000 bottles per year, destined exclusively to restaurants and specialty shops in Italy and abroad, always produced with the same painstaking care and attention that our loyal customers kindly recognized by more than thirty years. Two generations so that they always tried to tell through their wines, the magic and uniqueness of our valley camertina, full of history, flavors and scents of other tempi.Questo commitment and passion exasperated there has also never been forgotten that territoriality is a great value to represent the best, if inspired to enhance the concept of pleasure and balance, and will always do that makes the difference between a good local wine and a great vino.Tutto our work in the vineyards, our efforts in developing the cellar are and will be marked to ensure that coexist in every glass of wine that we taste and smell unique and unrepeatable, unique and unrepeatable because it's our land, with a deep harmony and elegance that everyone can appreciate and enjoy.