Fratelli which translates to ‘Brothers’ in Italian is an Indo-Italian venture intended to bring the best of wines to the country. Collaboration between three families – the Secci brothers from Italy – Andrea and Alessio, the Sekhri brothers from Delhi – Gaurav and Kapil, and the Mohite-Patil brothers from Akluj – Arjunsinh and Ranjitsinh, the partnership intends to bring in Italian wine making tradition coupled with the favorable Indian cultivation terrains to the wine market.
Grown on a trench line of 330km with 350,000 samplings, the Fratelli Vineyards are planted with 12 different grape varieties on a combination of 240 acres of virgin land at Akluj spread over three sites – Motewadi, Nimgaon and Garwad. Using the best of the industry plant and machinery houses, the vineyards are equipped with 58 multi-capacity tanks imported from Velo, Italy. The winery also boasts of a fully equipped high-tech laboratory for testing at each and every stage of the production process from grapes to finished product. With yields per acre restricted to 1/4th of the industry average, the winery ensures that only the best grapes are harvested and the quality of wine held sacrosanct.
Fratelli has been lauded every year for their consistency, quality standards and excellence at the world’s most influential and comprehensive wine competitions. The house of Fratelli has been steadily gaining international recognition and bringing Indian wines to the forefront with 12 international awards already under our cap within a span of just 4 years.
Today with their latest vintage, Fratelli are present in 16 states with 28 varietals (including 6 imported) on offer and have international presence in the UK, USA, Italy, Netherlands, Hong Kong & Japan.