Italian Indigenous Varieties: Marzemina Bianca from the Veneto

Marzemina Bianco is a grape that has its home in the Veneto. It is a historic grape which was cited in the 16th and 17th century writings. It can be found in the hills around Breganze and also in Lombardy near the city of Brescia and in the Colli Euganei. It can be found in... Continue Reading →

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Carmenere In North-Eastern Italy

Carmenere in Italy is always a difficult subject to tackle I find. Many of the vines that were thought to be Carmenere in Friuli for example were later discovered to be Cabernet Franc or Merlot. Many others are still not sure whether their vines are Carmenere or Cabernet but one producer who stands out is... Continue Reading →

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