Philip the Man

His Life

Philip Mazzei was born on December 25, 1730 in Poggio a Caiano near Florence, Italy. Mazzei was a man of wide interests and talents, and his influence was felt both in America and across Europe where all

The Humanitarian Legacy

Born and raised in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany in 1730, Philip Mazzei absorbed the libertarian ideals of the Asburgo-Lorena reigning family, ideals of which he eventually become an outspoken advocate. all

The Viticultural Legacy

Philip Mazzei was known as a passionate grape-grower, liberal thinker, and citizen of the world. While in London working as a merchant, Mazzei met several important traders and figureheads from Virginia, all