Learn About Terrale
The Terrale wines from Sicily and Puglia are produced by Calatrasi which emerged in the 1990s as one of southern Italy's most progressive wine producers. Owned by Sicily's Micciche family, Calatrasi has played a pivotal role in shaping a positive new identity for southern Italian wines. Calatrasi controls about 2,500 acres of vineyards in Sicily alone.
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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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