Italy: Terroir Or Not Terroir

Abbazia di Novacella Sylvaner, 2005, Alto-Adige Vicentini Agostino Soave “Terre Lunghe”, 2006, Veneto Fattoria di Corsignano Chianti Classico Riserva, 2003, Toscana Fattoria di Fiano “Ugo Bing” Chianti Riserva, 2004, Toscana Duale “Bacco...

L’Angolo di Vino Fondo Antico

Sicily, Part II The Gambino winery sits in the shadows of Mount Etna near Linguaglossa, its terraced vineyards sloping toward the ring of towns that circle the still active volcano. The high altitude, tufarous soils are home to a range of indigenous varietals that...

Philly Wine Festival

Another year, another Philly Wine Festival. Looking for this year’s Tudori, looking past the usual suspects. Seeing old acquaintances and making some new ones. Learning more than a thing or two from representatives who were not just pouring and picking up a...