Sommelier India mourns Piero Masi, winemaker extraordinaire

Piero Masi assessing a tank sample with Aessio Secco

With a deep sense of loss and sadness, we mourn the passing away of Piero Masi from cancer at the end of April 2022. What follows is an introduction and extract from an interview with Piero Masi from Sommelier India’s archives

Introduction Agronomist and viticulturist extraordinaire with wide-ranging experience in Tuscany, Masi worked previously as a consultant to the well-known Chianti wine estate, Castello Vicchiomaggio. He was also the viticulturist at the renowned Tuscan winery, Isole e Olena. Well versed in the viticultural conditions of the area, Masi also contributed to raising the quality of the fruit produced at the Casa Sola winery in the Chianti Classico wine zone.

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