Category Archives: Approfondimenti

5 Ways Luigi Veronelli Wants You To Think Deeply About Italian Wine

Born on this day in 1926, in Milan, capital city of Italy’s Lombardy region, Veronelli was to become one of the world’s greatest wine thinkers. Drinker, intellectual, TV personality, he was also publisher, magazine editor (that the three titles he launched in 1956 were I problemi del socialismo, Il pensiero, Il gastronomo gave fair warning [...]
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The Wide World of Italian Wine

“There’s so much diversity in that small area.” Italy makes a whole lot of wine. In fact, according to the most recent figures from the International Organization of Vine and Wine, Italy leads the globe in wine, accounting for nearly 20 percent of the world’s production. Despite the impressive volume, [...]
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The Best Red Wine You Are Probably Forgetting To Drink

Italy abounds with stunning big red wines, from the better grades of Chianti to Barbaresco to collectible Brunello and Barolo. But often overlooked in this impressive mix is one of the nation’s greatest reds, Amarone. What really sets Amarone apart isn’t just that it’s made from much less well-known grape [...]
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It’s Time to Take A Fresh Look at Lambrusco

An oft-maligned Italian wine, many producers are now making distinct, dry and crisp variations of Lambrusco that will fit any wine lover’s taste. BY KERIN O’KEEFE   Photo by Meg Baggott 0 Seeking a dry, crisp and savory wine that pairs with just about any dish on the planet and [...]
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