Italian Indigenous Varieties: Cove Bianco

Cove Bianco is one of those rare varieties that you probably have never heard nor perhaps tasted. It was created in 1938 by Enologist Giovanni Dalmasso and is a cross between the Hungarian grape variety Harslevelu, used in Tokaj and Malvasia Trevigiana. It is used as a blending grape only and never made into a... Continue Reading →

Is Soave Back In Style?

I was invited to a tasting of Soave the other day by Colangelo PR. Wearing my wine journalist and blogger hat, I sat down with some friendly faces and tried a variety of different expressions of the Garganega grape. The Soave region, located in the Veneto is one of 20 DOCs. There are three different... Continue Reading →

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