Wine Wednesday: Azienda Agricola Quaquarini’s Sangue di Giuda

This week's Wine Wednesday is dedicated to a winery from the Oltrepo'Pavese. Few people think immediately of Oltrepo' when thinking about Italian wine but that is a mistake. The area has 179 wineries plus 1300 growers that are members of the consortium Oltrepo'. The area has 13,269 hectares and constitutes some 55% of Lombard viticultural... Continue Reading →

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Italian Indigenous Varieties: Malvasia Nera Lunga

This week's variety is called Malvasia Nera Lunga and hails from Piedmont. It grows in the provinces of Asti and Turin. It is a grape with a long shape hence the name. It is a hard and vigorous grape. It can lose acidity relatively quickly so the picking date for these grapes is key before... Continue Reading →

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