Essential Winemakers of Italy
Badia a Coltibuono
The Wines… Badia a Coltibuono has long been a leader in organic viticulture, beginning their conversion in...
The Wines… In parts of northern Italy, the cultural influences of ancient empires still linger in unexpected...
The Wines… Don’t be fooled by the sheer volume of wine produced by Alois Lageder. Yes, there...
Three Wines from Alois Lageder
Battling Climate Change with a Bag of Tricks
The Wines… Cardedu may be one of the most peculiar entries on my Essential Winemakers list. The...
Poderi Sanguineto I e II
The Wines… The southern Tuscan town of Montepulciano ought to be among Italy’s best wine destinations. Montalcino...
Abbazia di Novacella
The Wines… Situated high in the Valle Isarco to the northeast of Bolzano — near the city...
The Wines … Traditionally made Nebbiolo wines from one of Italy’s most fascinating and challenging appellations: Valtellina....
The Wines… Radikon’s family of wines are unusual, floral and delicately expressive. Grapes are harvested by hand,...
Bending Moscato Giallo in Colli Euganei
Fresh Thinking Among Veneto's Hidden Volcanic Wines
Introducing the Essential Winemakers of Italy
The Beginning of a New Chapter at Opening a Bottle
The Wines… Winemaker Elisa Dilavanzo is an up-ender of convention. A native of Rovigo (“the one town...