Bootstraps to Barolo

More than 40 years ago, Luciano Sandrone began making wine in his garage. Now, he eyes his legacy

Bootstraps to Barolo
The family operation, built over time from a meager 1,500 bottles to an annual production of 8,000-plus cases, relies on Luciano as winemaker, his brother Luca (left) to manage viticulture, and Luciano’s daughter, Barbara, to oversee exports. (Molchen Photo)
From the Sep 30, 2020, issue

Luciano Sandrone is seen as one of Barolo’s modernist revolutionaries. Yet despite the global success, his winery remains a mom-and-pop enterprise with family involved. And though he's training the next generation to take over, he isn’t stopping yet.

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