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Intro


Importing the best under the Italian sun

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Intro


Importing the best under the Italian sun

 
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Story


Our Story

 

Girasole Imports LLC focuses specifically on Italian wines.

We pride ourselves on respecting the regional traditions of our producers, which, whether a small family run winery or a larger cooperative, are based upon personal relationships.

Story


Our Story

 

Girasole Imports LLC focuses specifically on Italian wines.

We pride ourselves on respecting the regional traditions of our producers, which, whether a small family run winery or a larger cooperative, are based upon personal relationships.

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About


Every producer in our portfolio has been meticulously vetted by a panel of experts, each of whom respects the distinct native varietals. 

Understanding the local people, history, terrain, customs and food of a region allows us to appreciate the subtle, yet critical elements vital to truly appreciating the wine of any region. 

 

Wine Journal

About


Every producer in our portfolio has been meticulously vetted by a panel of experts, each of whom respects the distinct native varietals. 

Understanding the local people, history, terrain, customs and food of a region allows us to appreciate the subtle, yet critical elements vital to truly appreciating the wine of any region. 

 

Wine Journal

We are committed to providing personal service and education to our clients in order to best represent the philosophy of our artisanal wine makers. 

Girasole Imports acts as both an importer and distributor for Italian wines, thereby offering the best possible value at every price point. 

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Team


Meet

Paula & Marc

Team


Meet

Paula & Marc

Paula Barbarito Levitt

Paula hails from an Italian food and wine background. The author of the popular food and travel blog La Bella Sorella, Paula’s training in regional Italian cuisine has been shared passionately with friends, family and students over the years. As a dual citizen of the United States and Italy, she has explored every region on the peninsula to experience Italy's history, culture, food and wine.  

Paula is the heart and soul of Girasole, focusing on building and maintaining successful and meaningful  relationships with producers and clients alike, organizing educational events and seizing any opportunity to teach the consumer about the indigenous Italian varietals.

 

Marc E. Levitt

Marc’s impressive career in high tech and finance provide an excellent background to serve as the guiding force for Girasole Imports.  

His experience in international business, along with extensive knowledge of operations, are indispensable to Girasole’s internal workings.  

Marc’s passion and knowledge of Italian wine grew out of the many family trips to Italy over the years, driving up and down the peninsula untold times, feeding his love affair with the Italian people, food, culture and wine. 

 
 

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