Italian Indigenous Varieties: Negrara nero

This week's Italian indigenous variety is called Negrara. There are two different Negrara's though, one is that of the Veneto and the other of Trentino-Alto Adige. The former is an essential component in wines from the Veneto such as Amarone and Valpolicella which is why I put a picture of Verona at the top of... Continue Reading →

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Moscato Nero di Acqui

Today's post will be extremely short because this variety appears to no longer be used to make much wine but rather as a table grape. The reasons for this lack of interest in producing wines from this grape which is a red grape, albeit not to be confused with either Moscato di Scanzo or Moscato... Continue Reading →

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