The Buccelletti Casali & Cantina is a company through which the women of the family work together to provide hospitality in our beautiful Tuscan villas. We offer tastings of our products along with many services and amenities to make your holiday in Tuscany an unforgettable experience.
Here is a presentation of our company and the staff of Buccelletti Casali & Cantina.
Lidia was born and raised in Castiglion Fiorentino. Married to Bartolomeo Buccelletti, she is one of the founders, along with sister-in-law Roberta, of the company BUCCELLETTI CASALI & CANTINA. She acquired the sommelier diploma after completing courses to improve her knowledge of winemaking techniques. Her deep passion for wine always has lead to a continuous creativity in the cellar and new products. She stopped her studies of physical therapy for family reasons when she was young and managed with determination to achieve her goal of receiving a diploma in Naturopathy recently and now is at your disposal for advice on natural cures. For the same motives and passion she personally takes care of the family vegetable garden, which is available to guests.
Equipped with a strong empathy for others, she is always a reference works with the team and to solve any difficulties or unexpected situations that may arise. Her ability to relate led her to hold the position of Presidente Provinciale Coldiretti which represents a farmers association.
Roberta was born and raised in Castiglion Fiorentino. She graduated in 1992, shortly after she began her teaching career. In 1993 she married Cesare Buccelletti and shortly thereafter she decided to radically change her life: with her sister-in-law Lidia, she decided to pursue her dream to revitalize the family business that fell into abandonment. She began to take courses to learn more about wine-making, wine, and hospitality. Thus began the story of “Buccelletti Casali & Cantina”, She welcomed and familiarized guests to the area often with a good glass of wine.
After nearly 25 years in the industry, Roberta is still passionate about her work, she likes to tell the story of the family and pass on the knowledge that she has gained. Roberta handles the administrative part of the company, she also has a great eye for design and works closely to design each of our wine, olive oil labels and company branding. Being a photography enthusiast she puts her skills in order to best represent BUCCELLETTI CASALI & CANTINA.
Renee is American from Southern California. She lived in Castiglion Fiorentino while she was studying her bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture. During this time she met Michele Buccelletti, now her husband, thanks to a grape harvest organized by Famiglia Buccelletti and the local university she was attending; Santa Chiara. At first they moved to California and lived in San Diego for four years where she gained extensive knowledge in marketing and business. While starting to plan for a family they decided it was time to go back to Italy and start working within the family business to keep beautiful history of the family alive for another generation.
Renee loves what she does and loves to welcome guests in Tuscany to make sure they have a wonderful and authentic experience of Tuscany. After having her wedding here at the property she was inspired to start the wedding business which she actively runs today with the family. She works directly with travel agents and guests to provide the highest customer service and you will see her around the winery with her son, Gianni. Renee enjoys working with people and developing long-term relationships with our guests.
Born and raised in Castiglion Fiorentino, Federica graduated in Labour Consulting in 2013. During her studies she has always worked in the retail field and learned about the importance of customer service.
After her marriage to Bruno Buccelletti occurred in July 2015, she has brought her version of high customer service to the family business. In the company she coordinates wine tastings, brings creativity, assists in wedding coordinator and manages supplier
Giusy was born in Sicily, and worked alongside Lidia and Roberta since 2006. She has not only become a part of the family, but it is a key member of our team. She deals directly with suppliers and manages the organizational side of things to make our guests’ vacation smooth and pleasant. Giusy loves meeting people from all over the world and makes her skills available to provide advice and suggestions so that the customer can spend an unforgettable holiday with us.
Passionate about communication, she manages the company’s social channels and is currently responsible for the Italian and European market.
Born in Prato with Sicilian origins, Samuel is the new entry of the Buccelletti family.
His passion for agriculture was born at the age of 8 in his grandparents’ small vegetable garden. He always imagined himself immersed in nature.
Graduating with honors from the A. Vegni Agricultural Institute, he immediately showed great dedication to the job, despite his very young age. Calm, availability and kindness are the adjectives that most distinguish him. it is thanks to these qualities, together with studies made on food and wine, that make it the perfect element to manage the tasting room.
Samuel also has responsibility for managing all European and American shipments of the company’s products
Dalia was born in Castiglion Fiorentino and she is the new entry in this big family.
She has a degree in languages and intercultural communication and a master in communication, and she always had great passion for travelling abroad and other cultures. She has been working for years with clients and she has a natural inclination for listening and helping everyone she meets.
She deals with guests with dedication and care, starting from arrival till departure. She has a sunny personality, always friendly and smiling.
She will do her best to make you live the holiday you were dreaming for.