Italian Indigenous Varieties: Blanc de Morgex – Valle d’Aosta

The origins of this Italian grape variety are not 100% agreed upon or clear, even to the "authorities." Some put forth the idea that it is related to grapes in neighboring Piedmont while others suggest it is a field mutation that developed on its own in the Valle d'Aosta. What is known is that the... Continue Reading →

Skiing in Valle d’Aosta Sipping Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle D.O.C.

I'm sitting at my desk in New York but I am armchair traveling to a time, not in the too distant past, when I used to ski in the Valle d'Aosta. I am lucky enough to have dear friends with homes in some wonderful ski towns such as Gressoney in the Valle d'Aosta. Gressoney is... Continue Reading →

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