In a quest to prove our ‘loosely based’ comparative theory, we moved our pawns gingerly toward to the sovereign RED fortress of BAROLO in Piemonte, north west Italy.
Almost 500 years ago, the expert palate of Leonardo Da Vinci determined, “the discovery of a good wine is becoming increasingly better for mankind than the discovery of a new star”. May the SFORZATO be with you!
When you discover that currently almost 2 million bottles are produced per vintage, you’ve got to ask yourself, what the heck is Grignolino, should I try get my hands on it and, if so, where?
As NATIVE GRAPES go, arguably there’s none more fascinating, intriguing or contentious than Italy’s iconic red, ‘SANGIOVESE’. Or should that be SANGIOVESE GROSSO, SANGIOVESE PICCOLO or even SANGIOVETO.
As half of the legendary ‘Pojer e Sandri’ winemaking double act, Mario Pojer took to the stage at the famous Enoteca di Cormons, in the heart of Friuli’s Collio region to present us with a rare, if not unique, NOSIOLA Vertical.