Villa Bellangelo, founded in 2002 by the Litterio family, is a new Finger Lakes winery with a vision of the future. Built on the site of the oldest vineyard in Yates County (circa 1866), Villa Bellangelo blends traditional European and modern American winemaking methods to produce some of the areas best wines. Italian varietals and blends comprise the portfolio of wines made utilizing techniques passed down from generations, stretching back to winery president, Michael Litterio's Italian roots. The region’s finest grapes go into making Villa Bellangelo Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir and Moscato. Also featured are three proprietary blends Francesca Rossa, Bella Bianca and Sophia Dry Rosé, each named for one of his three daughters.