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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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Pignolo Power

There are some powerful grapes in the world: by that I mean tannins that are full and bold and can sometimes have a tendency to rip your face off. Nebbiolo, Sagrantino, Touriga Nacional, just to name a few. And then … Continue reading

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Friuli – More Than Just White Wine

When one thinks of wines from Friuli, white wine is typically the first thing that comes to mind. On my recent trip tip Friuli-Venezie Giulia, I had opportunity to dive into the indigenous red grapes of the region and taste … Continue reading

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