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 →

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Montonico Bianco

This is the first post in 2018 about an Italian indigenous variety. I have been writing this series off and on for nine years. I had hope to be finished with the "M" varieties in 2017 but I still have many to go. One of these varieties is called Montonico Bianco. It's somewhat confusing because... Continue Reading →

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