Italian Indigenous Varieties: Catanese Bianco & Nero

This week's grape varieties are Catanese Bianco e Catanese Nero. The former is almost extinct because of its' extremely sensitivity to disease while the latter is generally used as a blending grape with other varieties in Sicily. This grape grows only in the provinces of Palermo, Trapani and Arigento. While the red version of the... Continue Reading →

Wines of the Week: Rocca dei Mori Line (Apollonio) From Puglia For End of Summer

Summer has ended. I know I am feeling it and I am sure you are as well. I just returned from a lovely trip to Cape Cod. While there, I drank lots of fun summer wines including some wine from Puglia from Apollonio. The wines that I chose for this week are from the Rocca... Continue Reading →

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