"The land is everything, and wine is its synthesis. Perhaps this sentence would be enough for those seeking to understand the philosophy behind the Ronco dei Pini winery. Because, to tell the truth, there are no secrets. Claudio Novello, eclectic Friulian vigneron, works like this. Without chemistry, without haste, without tricks. But having the good fortune to work only with the best grapes, grown on extraordinary soils, in which mythical vineyards have their roots. We are on the gentle hills of Prepotto, a tiny municipality of 740 inhabitants in the province of Udine. It is difficult not to be fascinated by all this. It is impossible to remain indifferent to its wines of character.