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Essential Winemakers of Italy

  • COS

    Why COS is Essential Founded by Giambattista Cilia, Giusto Occhipinti and Cirino Strano (C.O.S.), Azienda Agricola COS...

  • Still Essential: La Marca di San Michele

    Plus, Other Updates (Including Some Delisting) for the Essential Winemakers

  • Gurrieri

    Why Gurrieri is Essential If Azienda Agricola COS, Arianna Occhipinti and Gulfi have alerted the world to...

  • Benanti

    Why Benanti is Essential In wine terms, the turnaround of the Etna DOC on Sicily — which...

  • Petterino

    Why Petterino is Essential For producers and wine lovers, devotion to Gattinara is a waiting game. This...

  • Nebbiolo Fan Club: Petterino and Cantalupo

    Surveying Gattinara and Ghemme Through the Lens of Two Icons

  • Pacher Hof

    Why Pacher Hof is Essential Alto Adige’s high Eisacktal/Valle Isarco is where Austria and Italy overlap. In...

  • Ronchi di Cialla

    Why Ronchi di Cialla is Essential Of Italy’s many indigenous grape varieties, none occupy the same terrain...

  • Can Schioppettino Go the Distance?

    500 Words (Or So) on Aging Friuli's Greatest Red Wine

  • Punta Crena

    Why Punta Crena is Essential Liguria is a place of ceaseless vacation fantasy: steep mountains plunging to...

  • Sandro Fay

    Why Sandro Fay is Essential Sandro Fay offers compelling evidence that Valtellina can stand tall with the...

  • Impressive Debut: Vietti’s Timorasso

    Their Newest White Wine Might Have You Reaching for the Decanter

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