Category: Red Wines

WINE GUIDE – AGLIANICO

Considered to be one of the classic Italian wines of Southern Italy. Aglianico is sometimes called 'The Barolo of the South'. It is believed to be one of the oldest grape varieties present on Italian soil - at least since the [...]

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WINE GUIDE – FALANGHINA

Falaghina is one of the oldest varieties found in Campania, but is also grown in Puglia and Lazio. Believed to be the grape variety behind Falernian, the most famous wine of the Romans. Its name derives from the Latin, falang [...]

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WINE GUIDE – VERMENTINO

Vermentino is one of Italy’s most well-known white wines with a mysterious history . It is still unknown if Vermentino is a true Italian native or an import from Spain. Other common names include: • Pigato • Piccabon • Bianca [...]

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WINE GUIDE – NEBBIOLO

Nebbiolo - Italy’s greatest native grape! Considered Italy’s greatest native grape and one of the world’s five great cultivars, Nabbiolo first appears in literature in 1268 as nibiol. Two theories on the origin of its name ar [...]

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WINE GUIDE – SANGIOVESE

Sangiovese – Italy’s most abundant red variety. First documentation from 1590 but is believed to have Etruscan heritage. Commonly labelled as its regional name, for example ‘Brunello’ in Montalcino or ‘Prugnolo Gentile’ in Mo [...]

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