Producer Profile

La Zerba

Founded by Livio Lorenzi in 1973, La Zerba embodies a multigenerational passion for agriculture, now overseen by Livio's daughter Grazia, her husband Andrea, and their son Luigi. Situated in Alto Monferrato within Tassarolo, Gavi, the estate's 12 hectares are organically farmed in the Ligurian Apennines-Piemontese hills. The name "La Zerba" signifies its uncultivated surroundings, reflecting a profound respect for nature. With minimal intervention and CO2 additions, their natural and traditional winemaking yields highly expressive Cortese wines that authentically showcase their terroir.

Where The Wines Come From


Piedmont, a region renowned for its rich winemaking traditions, offers a captivating profile in its natural wines, reflecting the terroir and heritage of the area. Crafted from indigenous grape varieties such as Nebbiolo, Barbera, and Dolcetto, Piedmont's natural wines showcase a remarkable depth of flavor and complexity. With a focus on minimal intervention and organic farming practices, these wines exude purity and elegance, boasting enticing aromas of ripe red fruits, floral notes, and hints of spice. On the palate, Piedmont's natural wines captivate with their harmonious balance, displaying vibrant acidity, silky tannins, and a lingering finish that speaks to the region's distinct terroir. Whether it's a robust Barolo, a lively Barbera, or a refreshing Dolcetto, Piedmont's natural wines offer a true expression of the land and a testament to the timeless artistry of winemaking in this revered Italian region.