Using a global vision to grow local communities.
Krause Group is the parent company for a diverse set of businesses that include convenience retail, logistics, Italian wineries and hospitality, real estate, agriculture, and soccer clubs. We put people first, accelerating our businesses so they can bring their purpose to life and find long-term, multi-generational success.
Through it all, we remain dedicated to giving back to local areas, with 10 percent of all Krause Group profits going to community causes.
Our Italian winery can be traced back to the 19th century where four generations of the Vietti family have been producing wine. Vietti was one of the first wineries to export to the United States, and since then it has become one of the most respected wineries in the Barolo region, regularly garnering top accolades from wine critics across the world.
Founded in 1878 in Canale, Italy, Enrico Serafino is one of the oldest wineries in the legendary Piedmont region. The winery has continued to thrive in its original location for over 140 years, with its critically acclaimed local still and sparkling wines remaining prominent in Italy and throughout the world.
Casa di Langa
Located in Piedmont among the Barolo, Barbaresco, and Alta Langa wine-making regions, Casa di Langa is a 39 room boutique luxury hotel opening its doors in 2021. The property is more than a hotel—it’s a sustainable experience where guests can connect with the extraordinary sights and tastes of this UNESCO World Heritage site.
This collection of Krause-family-owned farms in south-central Iowa explores opportunities for sustainability and achieving bio-diversity. The non-contiguous farms aim to continue the Krause family’s passion for land and water conservation practices such as blending prairie and forest reserves, cover crops, and prairie buffer zones around streams.
Krause+ is a positive change maker. With reverence for the past and an eye to the future we are an engine of change for our communities. Krause+ develops and operates real estate in downtown Des Moines and the Piedmont region of Italy. With a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of real estate that capitalizes on a local community's cultural energy, assets, inspiration and potential.