Italian Indigenous Varieties: Manzoni Bianco

\\ Manzoni Bianco was created by Professor Luigi Manzoni in the years 1930-1935 at the Istituto Tecnico Agrario di Conegliano. It's a cross between Riesling renano and Pinot Bianco. At first it was only found in the area around Treviso but thanks to good results was introduced into the Trentino and eventually into all of... Continue Reading →

Wine of the Week: Ferrari from Trento

I wrote a post the other day about Italian sparkling wine and neglected to mention wines from the Trento Doc classification. A huge oversight on my part. especially because I drink Ferrari at every holiday, including this Christmas. No harm done though because it's my wine of the week this wine Wednesday. Here is a... Continue Reading →

Italy’s Ferrari Winery Expands Into the Veneto

Trentino’s Ferrari Winery has just purchased a 50% stake of Bisol, the prosecco superiore producer from the Veneto. According to Ferrari’s Alessandro Lunelli, “What we are trying to do is showcase the variety in Italian sparkling wine. Some people may have seen us as competitors but we see Prosecco DOCG and Trento DOC classico as... Continue Reading →

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