Under the banner of Libera Terra, Centopassi cultivate land and vineyards that have been confiscated from the Mafia. Centopassi is the viticultural soul of the social cooperatives.
All the vineyards are organically farmed and are located in the Belice Corleonese, a site particularly suited to the production of high quality wines. The soils are rich in calcaire, and the vines are located high enough above sea level to keep them fresh and interesting. Yields are kept extremely low. Centopassi comprises of 94 hectares of confiscated Mafia land turned vineyards.
Due to the project’s exceedingly noble, local and ethical repercussions, Centopassi has been named a candidate to win the Wine Star Awards for Wine Enthusiast magazine for ‘Innovator of the year’. The brave work undertaken by Centopassi helps create lawful work for locals and ensures good wages in addition to benefits access, such as, healthcare and pensions
These products allow customers the ability to support this cause and aid in the breaking the mafias local control.