Learn About Marco Negri
Located in the heart of the Asti region of Piedmont, this Estate was purchased by Marco Negri, producing its first sparkling wine in 1993. There are 15 hectares total, and 11 hectares are planted with the Moscato grape, known for its grapey, musky aroma. Although trained as a medical doctor, Marco Negri gave up his practice in order to devote himself full-time to enology. With the help of Winemaker Donato Lanati, he has succeeded in creating a superb example of Moscato d'Asti
Learn About Piedmont
(PEED-mont) Piedmont is located in the Northwest area of Italy, hugging the Mediterranean coast. The regional capital, Turin, is situated smack in the middle of the province. Being close to the alps, the area enjoys a high altitude, with the best vineyards benefiting from the hills and elevation. Known for its famous sub-districts, Piedmont delivers some of the most...
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Learn About Muscat
Sweet & Sticky
The Muscat grape is one of the oldest grape varieties known to the wine world.
Instead of being just one grape, Muscat encompasses a family of grapes, found in a range of hues - from
white to brown to near black. The two best-known clones are Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains (Muscat blanc for short)
and Muscat of Alexandria. The Muscat blanc...
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