From vine to vino: Amigoni Urban Winery

Mar 02, 2021 336

It’s fitting – maybe even predestined – that Michael Amigoni would become a vintner. After all his paternal grandfather, Guiseppe “Joseph” Amigoni, produced wine near Milan, Italy, before emigrating to town in the 1920s.

Now, the younger Amigoni is carrying on the tradition at his Amigoni Urban Winery in Kansas City, Mo. “I grew up with wine around the household,” said the son of the late Joseph “Bing” and Antoinette “Toni” Amigoni. “I worked at Amigoni Supper Club, owned by my Uncle Eligio “Eli” and Aunt Betty Amigoni, where I’d stock on Saturdays and was a busboy and a waiter.”

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