In what has been a tumultuous year, with many of our glasses brimful with ongoing worry and concern for what may yet come, accept this as a virtual hug.
While harvesting the fruit of the vine is always a physical challenge, these days harvesting the data flow that runs in parallel is an altogether mind-bending one.
We recently stopped by the Elvio Zani Winery in Faedis, to meet with Claudio Zani, to chat a little more about Refosco di Faedis Reserves and to check out his winery’s ‘thriving’ 120 year old ‘Vigneto Storico’ vineyard.
The Karst Earth … or should we say Hostile Rock, requires a total hands-on approach, everywhere. If you want to do anything, you have to dig and shift stones. Sommelier, Eros Longhin, kindly does some diggin’ on our behalf :)
Emilio Bulfon is one of our worlds enduring NATIVEGRAPE HEROES. He’s one of the few who journeyed to the ‘vanishing point’ to recover Friuli’s forgotten bounty. Big descriptor, you say? Yeah well, we save it for the truly worthy.