Learn About Feudo Monaci
Feudo Monaci - which translates to "Fief Monks" - is a winery dating back to 1804, with profound roots in the history of the Salentino territory. The vineyards of Feudo Monaci lie in the beautiful Azienda Castello Monaci, located in the Salice Salentino territory of Puglia.
The property consists of 220 hectares (60 vine-cultivated), producing principally red wine grapes. Primitivo, Negroamaro, and Malvasia Nera take up the majority of the vineyard, with a small quantity of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc making the balance.
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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 Primitivo
Kin of Zin
Recent DNA testing has shown Primitivo to possess the exact same genetic make
up as the popular California grape, Zinfandel.
Oddly enough, both varieties origins are tracked back to Croatia. And while
the grapes may be identical in theory, the wines they produce have distinct
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