LVNAE has been named after the ancient “Portus Lunae” (the Port of the moon), one of the most important cities and ports in the Northern part of the ancient Roman Empire and wants to recall the millenary tradition of winemaking in this area.

LVNAE, established in 1966 by Paolo Bosoni, currently represents the largest winery in Liguria with an annual total production of more than 500,000 bottles. Production focuses on native local grape varieties such as: Vermentino, Albarola, Massareta and Pollera Nera.

Almost 80 hectares of vineyards, divided in small plots, from family owned property (45 ha.), long term rentals (15 ha.) and over 150 local little growers (20 ha.)

Harvest is usually starts by the end of August/beginning of September and is entirely carried out by hand Grapes are collected in 20 kg. plastic crates to preserve its quality and integrity as far as possible up to arrival at the winery and freshly processed to best preserve the quality with state-of-the-art equipment, including two pneumatic presses (one with inboard refrigeration unit for maceration step), cross-flow filter and temperature controlled stainless steel vats.

A total capacity of 8,000 hectolitres in temperature controlled stainless steel vats. A complete bottling line with weekly operations to always grant the freshest finished product.
Two thousands litres Slavonian oak casks and French Allier oak barriques sit in the basement to age our best red wines.True expression of the terroir, LVNAE’s wines perfectly reflect the nature of the different soils in the area and the unique climate which favours crisp, acidic and mineral whites and fruity fresh reds.