Valpolicella (Valpolexèla in the local Veneto dialect) is the hilly area that precedes the of Veronese foothills of the Alps. It includes a territory of seven municipalities, all belonging to the province of Verona. Valpolicella’s valley, which includes some 19,000 acres of vineyards, is bounded to the south by the river Adige, to the east by the hills of Parona and Quinzano and Valpantena, and to the north by the Lessini mountains. To the west, Valpolicella it is separated from the Adige river valley by Mount Pastello.
Tenute Falezza, northeast of the city of Verona, is a family estate whose vines extend around the winery. The landscape is typically hilly and evocative, a patchwork of vineyards and olive groves.