Category Archives: Sparkling Wines

Cantina Garuti: Lambrusco di Sorbara and More

Of Italy’s many wines, Lambrusco is, I think, one of the most underrated, especially among international consumers. And it’s not hard to understand why; by comparison with the wines that attract attention, such as Barolo or Brunello, it’s light, generally … Continue reading

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Bardolino: Chiaretto Spumante, Chiaretto, and… Bardolino

It would seem obvious, but how one approaches a vintage presentation has a profound influence on how one sees the wine. And for the past few years, I have approached the Bardolino presentation in steps, starting with the Bardolino Chiaretto … Continue reading

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Tasted at Vinitaly: Balter

Balter is one of the estates the Consorzio took us to in the course of the Trento DOC presentation held in December 2012. A fine choice; the winery is located in a fortified Maso that has belonged to the Balter … Continue reading

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