PIGNOLO has blasted us into another new dimension. The FIFTH to be precise. In our quest to discover the furthest reaches of this native grapes small but complex universe, our 5th BLIND Tasting bears witness to a remarkable 11 NEW entries.
The 2017 Harvest in Friuli Venezia Giulia is kicking off in earnest this week. And according to our trusty local tec-xperts, the indicators are positive for another Quality harvest in Italy’s far northeastern corner.
Vinibuoni D’Italia is one of the wine worlds most unique guides. With it’s prime focus on the wines produced from the vast selection of Italy’s native wine grapes, it goes without saying that this is an annual publication close to our native hearts.
ETNA is a phenomenon.
A ‘hotbed’ of so much rare, untapped, volcanic potential.
So when did they and we realise it?
Gazing northwards from MOUNT ETNA, your eyes will fix upon the picturesque hillside town of Castiglione di Sicilia. At 621 metres above sea level, it is considered one of Italy’s ‘borghi piu’ belli’. It’s also the home town of Francesco Tornatore.