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Some Interesting (& lesser known) Italian Grapes

Nothing says interesting like Italian grape varieties, and these two are no exception with some new offerings brought in that are actually quite perfect for “patio” whites and all this hot summer weather we’ve been having! Bombino bianco is most … Continue reading

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Geeky Grape Girl (G3) – Part 2 Answers

It’s Friday, so it must be answer day to the geeky grapes question! I’m happy to report that at least one person attempted to answer the questions, which I received via email! And the individual even gave me the reference … Continue reading

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Geeky Grape Girl (G3) – Part 2

Ok, so maybe last week’s grape quiz was more difficult than I had thought. I will put grapes in this week that (I think) are more recognizable (along with perhaps some of the more geeky ones? Yes, you CAN use … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Forget Schioppettino!

Friuli is well known for their fabulous whites, but on my recent trip to the region, we imbibed in the reds of the regions, and likely the most famous, is Schioppettino (Sk-YIP-a-TEENO). There are many producers of this fine grape, and … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #13- Marche

Of all the the autochothonous grapes out there, Lacrima certainly seems to be one that is more native than others. This grape has held much fascination for myself and for those in my tasting group. There was complete silence in … Continue reading

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