Santa Margherita is a little village, in the province of Trentino,
on the left bank of the Adige river, half way between the towns of
Rovereto and Ala. It is in the heart of the Vallagarina valley, an
area extending from Beseno Castle, above Rovereto, southwards as far
as Ceraino Dam, and uniting a little community, bonded by strong historical,
cultural and economic ties.
Since Roman times, because of its geographical position, this land
has been a link between different worlds and cultures. Besides, it
has always appeared to have a "soul", scrupulous of its
own identity, while, at the same time, caressing that Eighteenth Century
spirit which is open towards Latin and European cultures.
The Tomasi family has been farming grapes for a good six generations,
working in the steadfast pursuit of conserving quality.
The generation, now managing the family estate, is well aware that
the territory on which it works constitutes a great cultural, historical
and environmental heritage.
This valley, in fact, offers a peerless landscape and enjoys a uniquely
temperate microclimate, due to the beneficial effect of the "Ora
del Garda" wind, a Mediterranean influence which perfectly compliments
the mountain air.
La Cadalora farmhouse takes its name precisely from this wind. In
fact, in old Trentino dialect, Cadalora means "House of the Warm
||Calcareous, clayey, conoid soils, formed in subsequent
phases by side streams, and terraces with river sediments are the
peculiar "terroirs" of the area, suitable to the achievement
of great wines.
Here rural civilisation has always been able to make good wine, expression
of the land, and the strong passion of those who transform its bounty
into so many enchanting wines.