To establish a date of the connection between the Pecorari family and viticulture in the Isonzo valleys, near Gorizia, in Friuli Venezia Giulia, just 10 kilometers from the border with Slovenia, we have to go back to 1879. Since then this connection has never been broken, passing through five generations, and arriving at the current owner Alvaro Pecorari who, starting from the important development work done by his father, gave it a definitive organization through the creation of Lis Neris winery. [Read more…] about Lis 2016, Lis Neris
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If the area of the southern Tuscan Coast has its own wine history based on indigenous vines, such as Sangiovese and Ciliegiolo, and the central one is firmly guarded by the wines of Bolgheri, to the north it is difficult to identify an equally developed productive tradition. For this reason it is even more surprising the incredible positioning work that the Duemani farm has been able to do in just twenty years of history. [Read more…] about G.Punto 2019, Duemani
Azienda Agricola Trabucchi d’Illasi was founded by the lawyer Marco Trabucchi in 1920, in a hamlet of Illasi (Monte Tenda), in Valpolicella, 15 kilometers east of Verona. In the 1950s the company passed to Marco’s son, Professor Alberto, who, despite being a luminary of private law, who came to write a manual on the subject, still considered a reference text for university students and not only, worked with equal vigour and enthusiasm for the wine production of Valpolicella. [Read more…] about Dandarin 2007, Trabucchi d’Illasi
There is no doubt that Gaja today is one of the most famous brands of Italian wine in the world. It is enough to recall, by way of explanation, that already in 1985 its Barbaresco DOCG was called “the finest wine ever made in Italy”, and that in 1998 the owner, Angelo Gaja, was awarded by the international wine press as “man of the year”.
[Read more…] about Barbaresco Sorì Tildin 2016, Gaja
There are some wine producers to whom I confess I have a particular liking as in the case of Ciro Picariello, whose wines I have learned to appreciate over the years. The reason for the sympathy is linked to Ciro’s ability to have given life to Fiano based wines starting from an almost non-existent formation, and gradually gaining experience on his skin, in less than 20 years of history. [Read more…] about Fiano di Avellino 2020, Ciro Picariello