Trumpets at the ready…it’s almost that time of year again for the annual pilgrimage to the Pavilions of VeronaFiere. Yes, Vinitaly, the biggest Italian Wine Fair in the Universe, is a monstrous machine of viticultural & oenological dreams. And then some.
No matter which hemisphere of the wine world you might find yourself in, this is perhaps the single most inflammatory topic. Perplexingly complex, wood has sparked many fierce ‘them and us’ debates between traditionalists and innovators that still wrangle on to this very day. BUT WHY ?