When he talked about Sicily, its culture and – most of all its grape and wines – Giacomo Rallo was a true, passionate Sicilian.
"There are two kinds of wines: wines that surprise you, and wines that touch you."
Lizzy Tosi, our Italian expert, recounts the story of how vinappeso was born by soaking the cured ham in Recioto della Valpollicella.
The most representative grape of Alto Adige/Süditrol isn’t pinot, lagrein, or merlot. It is a humble local grape grown here since the distant past.
Will modern grapes like cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay become extinct because of climate change in the future?