Upholding 135 Years of Winemaking Legacy - Scotto Cellars

03/12/2018 Scotto Cellars is 5th generation family owned winemakers with a history dating back to 1883

Their family traces the winemaking history back to the 1880’s when their great, great grandfather Salvatore Scottowas, an officer in the Italian Navy on the island of Ischia, off the coast of Italy. Salvatore made wine not only for his family but also for friends and neighbours.

In 1903, their great grandfather Dominic Scotto and his family immigrated to New York and settled in Brooklyn brownstone, not far from the docks where he worked as a ship’s caulker. He taught his sons to make wine, which they sold in five gallon crocks from his horse drawn wagon. In 1909 he opened D. Scotto Wines in downtown Brooklyn, offering customers fine wines from around the world.


Their father Anthony Jr. started in the family’s wine business when he was a teenager and eventually became a winemaker, winery owner, exporter and consultant, so I guess there’s some Villa Armando in his blood too!




Today Anthony Scotto III runs the business alongside his brothers and sister as the 5th generation vintners building a family wine business for future generations. They still produce Villa Armando, along with newer brands like Lodi Avenue Cellars that we sell domestically and overseas.

They produce and export following wines


99 Vines

Bass Creek

Between the Vines

Black Ridge


Grace Bridge


Howling Cellars

JK (just kidding)

Lodi Avenue Cellars

Old Vine Estates

Pink Umbrella


The Rich Wine Co.™



Baya del Sol

Concord Cellars

Fruit & Vine


Mystic Springs

Sweet Sunset

Scotto Cellars wines are distributed to leading wine merchants across the U.S. and in Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, the U.K. and Ireland.

About the USA Wine Ratings Competition

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The USA Wine Ratings competition was introduced by Beverage Trade Network which organizes wine events worldwide. The competition aims to recognize, reward and promote wine brands that are created to identify with and target a specific wine drinker. The competition works on three major criteria; quality, packaging and value for money. For any brand to earn its space on a retailer’s shelf or a restaurant’s wine list, they must be marketable and consumer driven and not just produced in the general hope it can find enough people willing to sell and buy it. This approach of USA Wine Ratings makes the competition different from other wine competitions.

Enter your wines into 2019 USA Wine Ratings before 12 February 2019 to avail Super Early Bird Pricing. Enter Here.