The Philosophy

The wine philosophy of Gladiator is based on deeply rooted principles that can be traced back through the ages. Slow, manual vine-care, and hand-selected harvesting of native grapes in Italy. The small artisan is the key to ensuring these methods are practiced.

Artisanal producers who cultivate native grapes are the wine warriors who reject the industrialization and replication of mass-produced wines. They have the passion and dedication required to craft native wines that exemplify not just the "terroir" but also nuance. It's that unique detail that imprisons your attention. That nuance is difficult to define, mysterious, but at the same time, pleasurable.

We swear our unwavering allegiance to small estates and vintners who have dedicated their lives to the synergistic connection between grape, soil, and climate. 

- Tony Margiotta, President

Small Production
50,000 bottles annual production or less
Native Italian Grapes
1,000 years minimum at origin
Estate Bottled
Both vineyards and cellar estate owned
Competitive Quality-Price Ratio
$20 retail bottle tastes like $30