Even today I am still grateful for the trust he showed.
A trust that, every day, I strive to deserve. The first time we sent our Bruno with the truck to get the Sassicaia marc in Bolgheri, we also told him to shave, dress well, greet everyone and be courteous. He had never been sent outside the region to get marc, and therefore realised that this was something special.
Bruno left in the late afternoon and slept in front of the cellar, ready for loading early in the morning.
On arriving home I asked him if everything went well, and he replied yes, but without the usual cheerfulness.
Several hours later the marquis called me on the phone and said: "I hope the driver who came to load the marc is not upset..."
What happened? I asked him,