Our story is woven with simple yet unique and unparalleled gastronomic products, forming a cultural heritage that is exclusively ours. We take great pride in being both witnesses and custodians of this heritage over time.
In the 1700s Rinaldo I d’Este fell in love with our land and decided to gift the Ducal Palace of Rivalta, called “The Little Versailles” for its resemblance to the well-known Parisian palace, to his son Francesco Maria. The then Duke built the complex, which also included the Rivaltella Palace, the hunting lodge, now Villa d’Este, called “Fuggi l’ozio” (Escape Idleness), and the agricultural part, fundamental for the real sustenance of the estate, named “La Razza.”
The primary core from which we originated was once part of a complex of buildings and residences located between Rivalta and Canali. It stood as a grand and influential stronghold, serving as a point of reference for the entire region.
“La Razza” owes its historical name to the fact that it housed a large equestrian center, where horses of a specific breed were bred and reproduced.
In the 1950s, the agriculture of our estate experienced exponential improvement thanks to the insight and foresight of Reno Zoboli, who advanced the existing company,