Wine Wednesday: Lugana from Ca’ Maiol

Lugana comes from an area that is on the border between the two Provinces of Brescia and Verona, the denomination stretches along an area of morainic origin south of Lake Garda, Lugana¬† appears to derive from the early-medieval word lucus or wood. In fact, the area was¬† covered in the past by the Selva Lucana,... Continue Reading →

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Italian Indigenous Varieties: Turbiana

Really looking forward to tonight, tomorrow and Thursday's events with the Consorzio of Lugana. The grape variety that they use in their wines is called Turbiana. It is closely related to Trebbiano di Soave but not to Verdicchio as was previously thought. It's a great, mineral, fresh and elegant wine. I can't wait to drink... Continue Reading →

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