Donatella Cinelli Colombini’s husband Carlo was born in Siena in 1951 and graduated in Economics in his hometown’s university with top grades. In 2010 he concluded is banking career in Florence in the Banca Nazionale del Lavoro where he had worked in charge of training the personnel for the branches of Tuscany, Umbria, Marche and Abruzzo. He has a great passion for wines and is especially knowledgeable on South African wines. He adores cooking and has created some of the recipes of the restaurant Osteria di Donatella at Fattoria del Colle together with the chefs
Born in Montalcino in 1984 Violante took a degree in Economics at the University of Florence. After her OIV degree which took her around the world visiting the most famous wine regions, she is now working in marketing her mother Donatella Cinelli Colombini’s wines. Other than travelling abroad and taking part in wine fairs, Violante leads the Toscana Lovers shop that sells handicraft objects in the centre of Siena. Violante is member of the Leo Club Valli Senesi and is Vice President of the Strada del Vino Orcia.