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?
What makes Amarone della Valpolicella unique?
When we say that “wine is culture” we are not just repeating a tremendous cliché, we are stating a simple truth. Wine is not merely vineyards & cellars - but also history and art. It is an important constituent of a people’s culture, meaningful as well as symbolic.