Learn About Barone Fini
Winemaking has consistently been part of our family business for at least six centuries and was offi cially
recorded by the administration of the Republic of Venice on October 24, 1479 when we were given duty free
privileges. Today, we take a modern approach to winemaking with two primary objectives: first, producing
quality, approachable wines, and second, keeping our family...
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Learn About Other Italian
Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria
Home of the fashion capital of Milan, Lombardy is not quite Italy's capital of wine. It is, however, home to a few wines worth noting. Most vineyards are far north, far south or far east. First, in the south, the sparkling wine Franciacorta - this sparkling wine is made in the methode champagnoise and the better wineries produce...
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Learn About Merlot
No second fiddle
Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...
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