About us

OUR STORY

Selected Estates of Europe is a wine-importing company established in 1982 by Violante Lepore, based in Mamaroneck / NY and specialized in sourcing fine wines & artisanal olive oils from Italy for direct distribution in the US market. Still owned today by Violante Lepore and family-run, the company represents over 42 estates from different regions of Italy, ranging from independent small growers to large-scaled cooperative cellars, plus a Champagne producer from France and a producer in Argentina.