knowing your roots
- Eco-Friendly Vineyard Practices
- Sustainable Farming
- Cover Crops
- Leaf Pulling
- Dry Farming
- Sustainable Pest Control
- Erosion Control
- Mineral or Natural Fertilizer
- Eco-Friendly Winery Practices
- Renewable Energy
- Green Packaging
- Recycled Materials
- Waste Material Recycling
- Water Conservation
- Carbon Footprint Offset
- Eco-Friendly Construction
Cavit limits the use of pesticides and practices eco-sustainable farming including cover crops, sustainable pest control, and natural fertilizers.
In an effort to reduce water waste, we have installed modern industrial systems that utilize a high precision irrigation process, using water only when necessary.
Cavit cases use 99% recycled cardboard.
All Cavit labels and cases are printed using water-based ink that is solvent-free and contain no chemical compounds.
Glass used to produce Cavit wine bottles is 80% recycled glass.
We have transitioned to lighter bottles, which in turn allows us to reduce transport and handling weights, thus minimizing the impact on the environment and reducing our carbon footprint.
We have installed 3,200 solar panels on top of our warehouse and production facility.
These panels generate around 800 Mwh (megawatt hours) per year, and power 66% of electricity during the production process.
Combine more than a half-century of winemaking expertise, the dramatic landscape and terroir of northern Italy, and a profound enjoyment of the good things in life. The result: the Cavit Collection, source of America’s #1 Italian wine*.
Cavit swept onto the radar of American wine lovers in the 1970s as a pioneer of a then little-known white wine called Pinot Grigio. Prized for its crisp, elegant character, fruit flavors and delicate floral aroma, Pinot Grigio is a demanding grape to cultivate, but has flourished in northern Italy for over a century. Cavit has consistently championed this varietal in the U.S., earning its well-deserved title of America’s #1 Italian Pinot Grigio*. Additionally, Cavit produces a full range of high-quality, approachable and food-friendly wines including Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot, Moscato, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Red Blend.
The Cavit winery is located in Trentino, Italy, a picturesque landscape of mountains, lakes, apple orchards and medieval castles. Vineyards in this region enjoy the warming effects of the “Ora del Garda,” a dry, balmy breeze that sweeps across nearby Lake Garda and protects the fruit from moisture and disease. Contrastingly cool evenings promote rich, intense aromas and flavors in the grapes.
Anselmo is one of northern Italy’s top enologists and Cavit’s lead winemaker. He earned his degree after several years of study at the renowned agricultural school and research center Istituto Agrario San Michele all’Adige (now known as the Edmund Mach Foundation). Over the years, Anselmo has become one of the most respected winemakers in the region, earned the title of “Winemaker of the Year” from “Guida Essenziale ai Vini d’Italia 2015” (“Essential Guide to Italian Wines 2015”) and for decades he has played an integral role in developing the winery’s reputation as Trentino’s leading wine producer.