The question of subzones in Montalcino is a thorny one. For a few years now, they’ve been talking about making an official study of macro- and microzones there. 569 more words
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Sauvignon scandal: "We will show that we have nothing to do with this affair," says Cristian Specogna
In an interview published today on the popular Italian wine blog Intravino, leading producer of Friulian Sauvignon Blanc Cristian Specogna (above) declined to comment on recent… 211 more words
Above: the 2015 harvest in Franciacorta.
“My idea this year,” writes Monica Larner in a feature story on Franciacorta for the current issue of Wine Advocate… 449 more words
Above: a view from the Abbey of Rosazzo in Friulian wine country.
In a press release issued today, the editors of the 2016 Gambero Rosso… 391 more words
In case you’re worried about me here in Houston and all the shitty wine I’m drinking, I thought I’d share some images from last night’s… 254 more words
The "real scandal" in Friuli: Nicola Manferrari of Borgo del Tiglio on allegations of adulterated Sauvignon Blanc in Friuli
Among leading Italian wine professionals and their American counterparts, Nicola Manferrari (above, photo courtesy his Borgo del Tiglio estate) is widely considered to be one of Friuli’s greatest winemakers… 969 more words
Above: the beauty of Asolo, the “jewel” of the Veneto, is ineffable. You must visit this tiny hamlet to grasp its significance in western aesthetics. 466 more words