Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Facoltà di Scienze agrarie, alimentari e ambientali

Graduate testimonies

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Auchan Group

Buyer Beverage

Guido Valenti
Thanks to this degree programme that spans many sectors of the food chain, I became part of the Large-Scale Retail Trade, firstly working as a fruit and vegetable Buyer in Esselunga and then as a Buyer Beverage in Auchan.

Az. Agricola Davide Calvi


Davide Calvi
Cattolica Piacenza has given me the tools and the preparation necessary for stepping up to the challenges in my profession

Azienda Agricola Castell’in Villa


Filippo Scauri
After my degree programme in Viticulture-Enology, I had some work experiences abroad and then I found employment in Tuscany as a winery and territory technical manager in Montalcino, Bolgheri and now in the Chianti Classic. I have always benefited from co-operation with the university professors and technicians.

Azienda Agricola Luretta


Paolo Rusconi
I graduated in Viticulture and Oenology then took a Specialising Master Diploma  in Oenology and Sommellerie at the Piacenza Campus of Università Cattolica. For several years now, I have been collaborating as head of production in one of the top companies in the Piacenza area, winning accolades and prestigious international awards.

Azienda Agricola Marenco Vini


Filippo Furlani
I was called to work as an agronomist in a leading winery in Piedmont. Today, viticulture is my job.

Cantina Santadi


Marco Santarelli
As a graduate in Viticulture and Oenology, I work in Sulcis for one of the most important wineries in Sardinia. Networking with my former professors and colleagues means I’m always updated on the latest acquisitions and innovations in the viticultural and oenological sector.

Casa Vinicola Armando Martino

Agronomist ed Oenologist

Gerardo Briola
The degree programme in Viticulture and Oenology gave me privileged access into the Vulture wine sector, given the importance and tradition of the company in which I operate as production manager. I am also President of the Committee for the tasting of DOC wines Aglianico del Vulture, Terre dell’Alta Val D’Adri and Grottino di Roccanova at the Potenza Chamber of Commerce.

Coop. Jolly a.r.l.


Luca Castellino
I have a Graduate degree in Agricultural Sciences and Technologies and my job involves integrated production, quality control and product certifications, providing technical assistance to a cooperative of local fruit farmers.

Le Miccine

Director and Oenologist

Paula Papini Cook
I took the Viticulture module at Cattolica, campus of Piacenza, in 2007. After graduation I worked for a few years in France before deciding to start my own company Le Miccine in 2010 of which I am director and oenologist. It’s a job that gives me a great deal of satisfaction.

Società  Agricola Bersano Vigneti s.r.l.

President and CEO

Filippo Mobrici, President Consortium «Barbera d’Asti e Vini del Monferrato
After graduating from Università Cattolica I found a job in Piedmont in the largest winery in the region where I manage circa 200 hectares of our own vineyards and the same amount belonging to the cooperative members

Weingut Dr. Bürklin-Wolf


Nicola Libelli
The Viticulture and Oenology degree I took at the Università Cattolica has opened my doors to the international wine world in Spain, California, Australia and Germany