VILLA OPPI: Known also by the names of ‘Castle of Oppi’, it started its activity as an ancient Roman post station(a building where the traveller would stop to relax, restore and change horses) about 2000 years ago, thanks to its strategic location along the busy Via Emilia, halfway between the cities of Piacenza and Parma. Records dating the early 1500s indicate that a VILLA OPPI (Oppi Estate) was very active as an inn. It was precisely from the wine that the estate came to be known as VILLA OPPI, namely because of the many Opium Maple. The post station service continued well until the beginning of the 1800’s, when Marie Louise of Austria (wife of Napoleon Bonaparte), Duchess of Parma and Piacenza, who often stopped here for refreshments during her trips to Piacenza, decided that the building would make a good private residence. In our days, the VILLA OPPI WINE GROUP has become a recognized Brand in the arena of high-quality wine around the world, thanks to the 15 wineries managed
Go to WineJump with FREE SHIPPING to
WineJump will open in more countries during 2021-22.
Meanwhile feel free to browse Europe’s largest wine cellar.