OperaWine 2018, 52nd Vinitaly Begins

OperaWine, the Wine Spectator presentation of their selection of the best Italian wines is in its 6th year I believe. I've been to every one of them and now it is the beginning of Vinitaly to me, every year I see producers I know whose wines I love and others that I only read about.... Continue Reading →

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Nascetta Bianco

This week's variety hails from Piedmont, specifically from an area near the town of Cuneo. The variety come from the town of Novello. It was discovered in the 1800s. Today, a number of producers are making wines using this variety, perhaps the most famous of all are Elvio Cogno and Braida. Cogno's wine Anas-Cëtta is... Continue Reading →

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