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TDS Portfolio is about Quality.


All wineries in the TDS Portfolio are family-owned, with a long-term vision dedicated to producing high quality wine. These wines are hand-crafted, typified by outstanding varietal expressions, value and true sense of terroir.

From the sun-kissed hills of Sicily to the gentle slopes of Napa, these fine wines deliver truthful expressions of their land ... bottle after bottle.

GAJA PIEVE SANTA RESTITUTA

Located in the southwest subzone of the Brunello di Montalcino appellation, the Pieve Santa Restituta estate was acquired by the Gaja family in 1994. The estate’s original forty acres of vineyards are located in the southwest subzone of the Brunello di Montalcino appellation.   The white, rocky soils of this area were abandoned by the share-cropper mezzadri farmers long ago: while other crops struggled in the rugged, nutrient-poor terrain of this area, it has proven ideal for the cultivation of grapes destined to become fine wine.


The estate takes its name from the parish church (pieve in Italian) of Saint Restituta- Pieve Santa Restituta. The church on the Gaja family’s estate represents a truly unique example of medieval Christian architecture and art.  The Gaja family has worked painstakingly to restore this beautiful and remarkable house of worship.  The unique history of Pieve Santa Restituta is honored on the label artwork for the estate wines.


In 2006, the Gaja family acquired an additional twenty five acres of southward facing vineyards in the northeastern subzone of the Brunello di Montalcino appellation.  GAJA also recently completed the installation of its state-of-the-art winemaking facility. The cellar lies below the ground and covers 4,000 square meters.  It incorporated the existing cellar and was conceived so as to impact the environment as little as possible.


Pieve Santa Restituta produces a classic, blended Brunello di Montalcino and two vineyard-designated wines, Brunello di Montalcino Sugarille and Brunello di Montalcino Rennina.

Tenuta di Lilliano is owned and farmed by the Ruspoli Family. This noble family has a rich history dating back to the Renaissance. The Tenuta  is co-owned by brothers Giulio and Pietro Ruspoli, and managed since 1989 by Giulio. This storied estate is located in the epicenter of the Chianti Classico region, in the town of Castellina in Chianti.


The 3 single vineyards average 300 meters above sea level.  Sangiovese is the principle varietal planted, with a small amount of other indigenous and international grapes. The vineyards of 40 hectares are planted in marly limestone, rich with mineral and stones. Their Sangiovese is the natural result of an amalgamation of a unique microclimate, soils and vineyard positioning.


This exceptional terroir encourages wines of elegance and typicity, which evolve in the bottle and will  express themselves, for years to come.

Paolo E Noemia D'amico Winery was founded in 1985 based on the owners' mutual life experience of elegance and luxury. Paolo was surrounded by wine since an early age while Noemia's family brought their Portuguese wine tradition to Brazil. Once married, the pair took their shared passion for wine to begin this beautiful winery. The Estate is in Lazio, just north of Rome, on a ancient volcanic landscape of Vaiano. The local tufo stones influence the wines and give it a pronounced mineral quality and acidity.

Since 1998, Dave and Emily Miner have grown this dynamic family owned winery into one of the jewels of Napa Valley. Adhering to the philosophy of using only the best grapes, the Miner family have been cultivating  long-term relationships with the finest growers in California. From Garys' Vineyard in the Santa Lucia Highlands, to the iconic Stagecoach Vineyards on Vaca Mountains, the Miner team determine to reserve the best for their wines.

This approach results in some classic varietal based wines, such as Merlot, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. Each wine reflects the Miner commitment to style and quality.
GAJA BAROLO DAGROMIS
The vineyards used for this wine were acquired by GAJA in 1995 from a family named Gromis, hence the name, DaGromis, meaning literally, at home with the Gromis family. DaGromis is produced with Nebbiolo grapes grown in two historic vineyards, one in Serralunga adjacent to the Sperss vineyard and the other in La Morra adjacent to the Conteisa vineyard. 

The winter season was mild, with low levels of rainfall. Beginning with the end of Feb 2016, the temperatures finally dropped and remained low until the end of March. The spring was a bit rainy and mild, which resulted in good conditions for the vines. During summer, the temperature trend was steady without any potentially damaging heat spikes. The climate trend was marked by remarkable variations between days and nights during the last part of the growing season, ideal for perfect balance between the fruits acidity, sugar content and tannin structure.

With one foot in the present and another in the past, Alberto and Diego Cusumano have created a modern winery with a respect to Sicily's colorful history. Farming in the western part of Sicily and sourcing grapes from various parts of the island, the Cusumano name is synonymous with fine wines and great value. Working with the indigenous grapes of Sicily, Insolia and Nero D'avola, they have created a line of wines that have excited wine lovers around the world. Alta Mora, the latest collection from their Mt. Etna estate, has also become an instant hit!

Nino Franco is the leading and most prestigious producer of D.O.C.G Prosecco from the Valdobbiadene appellation.  Since 1919, the Franco Family have created a style of Prosecco that integrates both freshness and elegance. Hailed by such distinguished magazines from Wine Spectator to Decanter, their Proseccos grace the table of top restaurants and fine hotels around the world.

Under the direction of 3rd generation Winemaker Primo Franco, the winery continues to produce their flagship wine Rustico (N.V.), as well as single-vineyard and vintage-dated wines like Riva di San Floriano, Primo Franco, Grave di Stecca and most recently, Nodi.

The Zemmer Family has been farming their vineyards for three generations.In the shadows of the Dolomites, this land was first cultivated by the Romans, and is influenced by an Alpine and Mediterranean climate.


Zemmer has been farming all of their vineyards sustainably, not following a trend, but a pioneering standard of living. Electricity is produced by solar energy with photovoltic panels installed on winery roofs.


Their single-vineyards surround the town of Cortina, located on hills as high as 3,300 feet above sea level.


The stunning wines produced by Peter Zemmer include Pinot Grigio,Pinot Bianco, Riesling, Pinot Nero and Lagrein. They relect not only the diverse terroir of Alto Adige, but also their maker's love of the land. As Peter himself puts it: "Culture and nature, tradition and innovation, great respect and development. I love and live my environment."