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Bruno's Blend
Walla Walla Red - Delish and Charitable

Va Piano, Gonzaga, Florence, and Father Bruno

 


Father Bruno Segatta
Father Bruno Segatta

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Va Piano Vineyard:
New
Walla Walla Winery
Producing
a Blessed Blend


and see some of
Bruno's Paintings

Bruno's Blend Label
Bruno's Blend Label


Portion of the proceeds from the sale of this wine will go to Father Bruno Segatta's outreach from Africa to Italy by donating money to orphanages and families with special needs.

Bruno’s Blend Red $21.55/$23.95
is a collaboration between Va Piano's Justin Wylie and Father Bruno Segatta, a beloved former assistant dean at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA, who ran the Spokane-to-Florence, Italy study program for 23 years. Based in Florence, Segatta left the university a few years ago when the university revamped the study course, but he is still well known in WA, OR, and CA, and often returns to marry former students or visit their families.

For the past few years, Bruno--as everyone calls him-- has traveled to Third World countries, offering assistance by selling his paintings. But living a gypsy lifestyle helping to feed the poor didn't sell throngs of artwork.

Enter former student Jason Wylie, proprietor of Walla Walla's Va Piano Vineyard. To help Bruno, he created a unique red wine at a reasonable price point to promote Bruno’s artwork and raise money for his charities.

Bruno's Blend is a full bodied red, packed with intense flavors of black fruits such as blueberry, blackberry and plum. Despite its youth this wine is showing well, if you can wait six months you will be amazed. Pair well with beef stew, lamb dish, tenderloin or even a cheeseburger.

Bruno’s Blend is a non-vintage red wine. Each Blend will showcase a different piece of art by Father Bruno.

Bruno's Blend will be different with each release.
This first release is composed of 74% Syrah, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon & 9% Merlot, harvested from Piano Vineyard Estate, Cold Creek & Seven Hills Vineyards.

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