Bottega has a history of four centuries in the world of wine and grappa. Since the 17th century, when our ancestors cultivated the vine as tenant farmers, up to now, with Bottega grappa and liquors being appreciated all over the world.Bottega wines and liquors received over 140 prizes and awards, can be found in more than 132 countries and in the most important duty-free shops and airlines. IWSR has ranked Bottega Gold as the top selling sparkling wine in travel retail.2014 On 25th January 2014 Bottega opened its first Prosecco bar, on a Viking Line ship in Scandinavia. 2007 Distilleria Bottega moves to Bibano di Godega di Sant’Urbano, 50 km from Venice, near Conegliano Veneto. The premises is located in a big 17th-century farmhouse among 10 hectares of vineyards, renovated according to state-of-the-art environmental criteria.1992 In the sign of family tradition, Il Vino dei Poeti Prosecco Spumante is created. The winery is added to the distillery, bringing the company into the wine market. 1987 Bottega brand is now joined by Alexander brand. The first blown glass bottles are produced and Distilleria Bottega starts exploring outside Italy.1983 After the founder’s death, his son Sandro became the company director, with the support of his sister Barbara and brother Stefano. In a few years Distilleria Bottega started to get known thanks to an innovative distillation system and to the reduction of alcohol content in grappa, which made it softer and more delicate.