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Appellations rich in history that deliver unique, native varietals

IRPINA DOCG:

  • Irpinia is a historic region of the Apennine countryside, where vineyards coexist with fruit trees, forests, olives and aromatic herbs.
  • Located near Mount Vesuvius, the volcanic eruptions have left the sandstone and marl soil with mineral-rich deposits of volcanic ash, giving the grapes distinctive aromas and flavors.
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Cascina Veneria

Il vino Barbaresco nasce dal Nebbiolo, il più nobile tra i vitigni piemontesi.

Un vino dai colori intensi e dai profumi spiccati di fiori, dove sopratutto stupisce l’armonia e l’equilibrio. 41 more words

Barbaresco

Wine of the Week: Nino Franco Rustico Valdobbiadne Superiore D.O.C.G.

I had the occasion to meet Primo Franco of the Nino Franco winery at an intimate lunch organized by Tony Didio a couple of years ago. 348 more words

Wines

Taste of Franciacorta

Just one hour east of Milan, you will find one of Italy’s best kept secrets – the scenic Franciacorta territory located within the Italian region of Lombardy. 230 more words

AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA DOCG TERRE DI VALGRANDE

25.00 €

VivaWine – Catalogo Vini Italiani

ZONA DI PRODUZIONE: Valpolicella, Verona

VITIGNI: Corvina Veronese, Corvinone, Rondinella

VINIFICAZIONE
L’Amarone nasce dalla vinificazione di grappoli scelti lasciati appassire fino a tardo inverno in ambiente ventilato. 164 more words

Prosecco and the Long Shadow of Lambrusco

A few thoughts on lessons parallels between Prosecco and Lambrusco for The Wine Society blog.

http://www.thewinesociety.com/opinion

Opinion

Borgo SanLeo Prosecco Brut NV

Prosecco is made from the grape Glera but there’s plenty of moves happening to make Prosecco the legal name, thereby meaning that it can only come from near Trieste in the north east of Italy. 124 more words

Tasting Notes