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Beyond Sangiovese in Chianti Storico: Villa Calcinaia
475 Words (Or So) on a Rosato and Bianco from Chianti Country
Nebbiolo Fan Club: Barbacàn, Giordano, Veglio
My New Quarterly Feature Takes Aim at Italy's Greatest Red Grape
Badia a Coltibuono
The Wines… Badia a Coltibuono has long been a leader in organic viticulture, beginning their conversion in...
The Wines… Don’t be fooled by the sheer volume of wine produced by Alois Lageder. Yes, there...
The Wines… Cardedu may be one of the most peculiar entries on my Essential Winemakers list. The...
Mastroberardino “Redimore” Irpinia Aglianico
350 Words (Or So) On a Muscular Aglianico
A Wine Lover’s Guide to Venice
Where to Drink and Nosh in the Venetian Lagoon
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