Italian Indigenous Grape Varieties: Magliocco Canino Nero from Calabria

I haven’t visited Calabria in many years and the last time I was in Calabria was 2003. I went to see two beautiful men, the Bronzi di Riace, in Reggio Calabria, took a local train to Tropea, a lovely town on the coast, and went swimming in the cleanest water I have ever seen at... Continue Reading →

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Two Varieties from Calabria – Guardavalle Bianco and Guarnaccia Bianco

The temperatures have been very high throughout the US over the past week but Europe and Italy in particular are experiencing even higher temperatures. One place where I am sure they are melting or what passes for melting is Calabria I have visited the region in the summer and can confirm that it can be... Continue Reading →

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