Women In Wine: Sara Vezza – Piedmont

I wanted to repost this piece today because Sara Vezza just won a contest with a video about her winery in Piedmont. It’s a national contest run by ISTAT about women and sustainability in Italy, two of my favorite topics. The video is in Italian but it shows Sara in all her glory. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZnSX5fGpbc and if you don’t speak the language check it out. I interviewed Sara this summer on Instagram twice, https://www.instagram.com/tv/CMh1OXaF8dn/ and https://www.instagram.com/tv/CMh2ZzylHN0/. Her wines are great and she’s so interesting to listen to.

Sara Vezza

I had the good fortune to interview Sara Vezza a couple of weeks ago for my Women in Wine series on Instagram. Sara is about 40 although she looks much younger, is the mother of four children all under the age of 12 I believe and runs not one but two wineries in Piedmont. She was such a breath of fresh air and we ended up speaking for a long time. The interview is in two parts, part one and part two. We spoke at length about her family. Her father is a long time winemaker at Marchesi di Barolo and her mother worked in the business until the 1990s. Their winery is Josetta Saffirio and they are located in Montforte D’Alba. The family has a long history both as farmers of the land and as wine producers. Sara got her start early and has been going…

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