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Essential Winemakers of Italy

  • Cardedu

    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...

  • ARPEPE

    The Wines … Traditionally made Nebbiolo wines from one of Italy’s most fascinating and challenging appellations: Valtellina....

  • Radikon

    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

  • Bisol

    The Wines… Bisol makes Prosecco, and very, very fine Prosecco at that. At the entry-level price is...

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  • Maeli

    The Wines… Winemaker Elisa Dilavanzo is an up-ender of convention. A native of Rovigo (“the one town...

  • Colombera & Garella

    The Wines… Colombera & Garella stands out as an anomaly in the fiercely traditional wine business of...

  • Didier Gerbelle

    The Wines… To many students of Italian wine, Valle d’Aosta is the final frontier. Italy’s smallest region...

  • Marchesi di Grésy

    The Wines… Marchesi di Grésy makes some of the finest wine from one of Italy’s finest appellations,...

  • Selvapiana

    The Wines… Located just east of Florence in the Chianti Rufina appellation, Fattoria Selvapiana has created one...


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