Our winemakers

Tommaso Cavalli is personally involved in the production of his wines, taking
advantage of the valuable oenological expertise of Carlo Ferrini and of the agronomic skill of Gioia Cresti.
A winning squad confirming the growing passion and strong ambition of quality
after ten years of the Tenuta Degli Dei project.

Carlo Ferrini

Carlo Ferrini, born in Florence in 1954, took a degree in agricultural sciences in 1978 with a final dissertation on the microbiology of alcoholic fermentation processes. Appointed “Accademico della Vite e del Vino” in 1991, he was awarded winemaker of the year in 2000 by the wine magazine Gambero Rosso and by AIS, the Italian Association of Sommeliers. In 2007, he was made winemaker of the year by “Wine Enthusiast”.

Gioia Cresti

Gioia Cresti took a degree in Viticulture and Enology in 1989 in Siena. In the summer of 1989, she started working with Progetto Agricoltura, an enological and agronomic consulting firm providing assistance to a number of wineries: Badia a Coltibuono, Castello di Volpaia, Castellare di Castellina, Argiano, Col d’ Orcia etc. She also attended several university-level courses at the University of Bordeaux from 1990 to 1992. She has been collaborating with Dr. Carlo Ferrini since the late 1998.