After studying oenology, Massimiliano Apollonio – the oenologist of the winery – gained his professional experience by working for important Italian, French and Spanish winegrowers. He controls the quality of the Apollonio wines and oversees all aspects of wine production. Grape growing, harvesting, winemaking and bottling are all guaranteed by Massimiliano Apollonio’s expertise. With his technical knowledge, field experience and love for research, he uses his creativity to produce high-quality original wines. A former local representative of the Italian ONAV (Organizzazione nazionale assaggiatori vini – ‘National Organization of Wine Tasters’), he is a now regional president of the Assoenologi association for the regions of Apulia, Basilicata and Calabria.