Leaf srl is a company established in 2015 by two founding partners, Mattia Dell’Orto and Filippo Carletti, who dreamed of applying their experience of innovative management of the wine sector, obtained in their university years and during collaborations with important Italian wineries. Leaf’s goal is to develop and introduce new systems for the management of the wine production model, always in line with the undertaking’s environmental and economic efficiency. In the first years of its activity, the company has taken part in important projects for the development of innovative agricultural machinery and prototypes, some of which are patent pending. It collaborates with the Undergraduate Program in Agri-food of the ITS (Istituto Tecnico Superiore – College of Vocational Education) of Umbria, which was recognised as the best undergraduate specialisation programme in Italy and is a partner of the most important European (LIFE) and regional projects (PSR). For the past several years it has collaborated with some of the most important Bordeaux Chateaus.
WHO ARE WE?
Mattia Dell’Orto was born in Milan on 7 October 1979. He holds a degree in Agricultural and Food Sciences from the Università degli Studi di Milano (University of Milan). Following two years of activity at the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences of the University of Milan, he has worked with certain important Italian wine companies. Since 2015 he has been a founding partner of the innovative wine start-up Leaf srl in Foligno (PG).
Filippo Carletti was born in Milan on 17 March 1977. He holds a degree in Agricultural Sciences from the Università degli Studi di Milano (University of Milan) and is a member of the guild of Professional Foresters/Agronomists (no. 1029). He did 4 years of research on winemaking at the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences of the University of Milan. He has been a freelance consultant since 2004 and, since 2008, has been the general director of a large wine-producing business in Central Italy. In 2015 he founded the innovative wine start-up Leaf srl in Foligno (PG).