“My Dad always sought to bring people together…” That’s how Saša Radikon movingly described his motivation for creating this soul-filled December evening in memory of his father Stanko, who sadly left us much too early last September 2016.
Amazingly good fortune it was to step into an unexpected & quite mind-bending, mini-vertical of Tenuta di Blasig’s Malvasia Istriana. All thanks to Friuli’s legendary enological historian and all-round native grape hero, Claudio Fabbro ;)
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 ?