Red Wine


  • From Genoa, Italy.
  • Formed in 1978.
  • One of Europe’s first professional bluegrass bands.
  • Guitarist Beppe Gambetta was a founding member of this band.
  • Founding members Martino Coppo and Silvio Ferretti also perform with a band called Freewheelin.
  • They have toured the U.S. many times and have shared billings with Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Tony Rice, Ralph Stanley, Del McCoury, the Lonesome River Band and many others.
  • 2001, released “Italian Cats” album (no label).
  • 2007, released Winter’s Come & Gone album (no label).
  • 2008, celebrated their 30th anniversary together as a band.
  • 2015, released “Pickin’ Friends” album (no label).