Once a Francophile…

I confess on my birthday last week I drank French wine and not Italian. It's the first time ever but then again this was a particular birthday. I had bottle of Georges Duboeuf Pouilly Fuisse 2007 with a delicious lobster on City Island with two people I adore. Quite different than the birthday's I've spent... Continue Reading →

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Aleatico

My series on Italian grape varieties continues on Altacucina Society's website. This week's article is on Aleatico. Aleatico grows in a number of different Italian regions, the most famous of which are Tuscany, Apulia and Lazio. I have tried a number of these wines and find them quite interesting. Aleatico can be made into a... Continue Reading →

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