Tenuta San Giorgio
Tenuta San Giorgio

Merlot – and more


Mike Rudolph, owner of the Tenuta san Giorgio (a few miles west of Lugano), produces currently approx. 30’000 bottles pf wine annually. The production is based mainly on the classical Merlot grape, but also other types are being cultivated.

The vineyards are situated in the vicinity of the Tenuta, above the bay of Agno, and other locations in the Malcantone. Every year newly planted vineyards become productive resulting finally in a production of up to 40’000 bottles annually.

Since 2010 Mike Rudolph is the sole owner of the Tenuta San Giorgio; however his involvement in the production of wine began in 2002. In 2013 Mike’s sister Georgia Wipf joined the family-owned company.



Mike Rudolph – was born in Mount Kisco NY, USA. He grew up in Zurich, studied Economy, and worked in various companies. Mike loves sports – mountain biking, skiing, climbing. In 2001 he moved to the Ticino and started his winemaker career with a professional practical training with Daniel Huber. Professional courses followed in Switzerland and Bordeaux as well as online studies in Oenology and wine growing at UC Davis.



Georgia Wipf-Rudolph – studied Food Engineering at ETH Zurich with additional professional courses in vinification and winegrowing at ZHAW Wädenswil.



Tenuta San Giorgio SA - Mike Rudolph - Via al Bosco 39 - 6990 Cassina d'Agno - Svizzera - T. +41 91 605 58 68 - F. +41 91 605 58 80 - M. +41 79 244 17 28 - info@tenutasangiorgio.ch

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