A Fresh Look at the Wines of Abruzzo – #ItalianFWT

Grapes have been grown in Abruzzo since the Iron age but it was the Etruscans who spread the vine throughout this complicated terroir. The wines from Abruzzo graced the tables of wealthy Romans as well. For a long time, Abruzzo was somewhat under the radar for quality wines and was considered to be a source... Continue Reading →

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Wine of the Week: Conte Giangirolamo 2015

This week's wine of the week is from Tenute Girolamo. I met Piero Girolamo nine years ago at a Vinitaly show in New York City. I have followed the family winery throughout the years and always make a point of stopping by when I am at Vinitaly. Harried as I often am at that large... Continue Reading →

Bianco di Pitigliano for Passover

I discovered the wines from Pitigliano in the Maremma in the early 1990s when I was lucky enough to visit the town during a weekend trip. I was on the trail of the Etruscans, an ancient people that populated these towns a few thousand years earlier. My Mom studied the Etruscans in graduate school when... Continue Reading →

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