Italian Indigenous Varieties: Corvinone Nero from the Veneto, Wine Sites of Interest, News from Italy

This week's variety is Corvinone, not to be confused with Corvina. They are two different grape varieties, although both are from the Veneto and used in many of the wines from that region. Corvinone is a red grape that is used in blends such as those of Valpolicella and Bardolino wines. It is said to... Continue Reading →

Italy Slated To Change Its Premier and Government – Again

I know this is a wine blog but I can't help but veer off topic at times when issues or situations that I care about take place. One of the great interests of my life for the past 23 years has been Italian political life. I studied this subject in graduate school at Johns Hopkins'... Continue Reading →

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