Gaja

Pioneers of Artisanal Italian Wine

Gaja, a name synonymous with exceptional Italian wines, stands as a beacon of innovation and tradition in the world of viticulture. Founded in 1859 by Giovanni Gaja, the Gaja winery has flourished through generations, leaving an indelible mark on the wine industry both in Italy and globally. Rooted in the Langhe region of Piedmont, Italy, Gaja has continually pushed the boundaries of winemaking, setting new standards of quality and craftsmanship.

The Gaja family's journey in winemaking began over a century and a half ago when Giovanni Gaja, with a profound respect for the land, started cultivating grapes and crafting wines that showcased the distinct character of the region. It was Angelo Gaja, the fifth generation of the family, who propelled the winery to international acclaim during the late 20th century. Angelo's innovative practices, such as reducing crop yields for enhanced grape concentration and introducing French oak barrels for aging, revolutionized winemaking in Italy.

Gaja's significance within the Langhe region cannot be overstated. The winery's commitment to producing wines that reflect the unique terroir of the area has garnered them immense respect and recognition among wine enthusiasts and critics alike. By marrying tradition with innovation, Gaja's wines maintain a delicate balance between the past and the present, a testament to their understanding of the land and its potential. More recent adventures have led to Tuscany and the medieval and romantic village of Montalcino and to Bolgheri on the western coast.

The legacy of Gaja extends not only to the wine itself but also to the enduring connections it has formed with the community. The winery's commitment to sustainability and responsible farming practices underscores its desire to preserve the land for future generations while producing exceptional wines that captivate the senses.

Gaja stands as a beacon of tradition, innovation, and excellence in the world of winemaking. With a history spanning generations, the Gaja family's dedication to their craft and the land has solidified their place as one of the most influential and respected wine producers in Italy. Their impact has not only transformed the Langhe region but has also elevated Italian wines to a level of global recognition that few have achieved. Gaja's wines continue to enchant and inspire, reminding us of the profound connection between the land, the people, and the art of winemaking.

Wines of Gaja

Gaja Dagromis Barolo 2018
An exceptional Barolo representing the true quality of Gaja's Piemonte winemaking
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Gaja Dagromis Barolo 2018

Italy, Piemonte
£89.99
Single bottle
Gaja Sito Moresco Langhe DOP
This exceptional blend of Nebbiolo and Barbera has remarkable fruit concentration and a lovely spiced finish.
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Gaja Sito Moresco Langhe DOP

Italy, Piemonte
£55.99
Single bottle
Gaja Barbaresco 2019
95 Points Wine Spectator, 95 Points Robert Parker a truly iconic wine from a superlative vintage.
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Gaja Barbaresco 2019

Italy, Barbaresco
£230.00
Single bottle
£1,300.00
Wooden case of 6
Gaja Brunello di Montalcino 2017
92 Jancis Robinson Points for a legendary Brunello from the infamous GAJA estate
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Gaja Brunello di Montalcino 2017

Italy, Tuscany
£79.50
Single bottle