Stefano Casadei was born and raised in the sun-drenched Tuscan fields. Son of an agronomist, he grew up amidst crops, meadows, and the values of Tuscany’s rural tradition. Ever interested, or better still passionate, about wine, he studied agriculture in Italy and then attended advanced courses at the University of Bordeaux, in France. Soon after specializing, he became a creative and enthusiastic wine entrepreneur. Today, Stefano is the owner and technical director of wineries in Maremma, Chianti and Sardinia. President and founder of Tecnovite, he directs the BioIntegrale technical-scientific team, which works to safeguard biodiversity and promote ethical and sustainable farming.