Tag Archives: Irpinia

Garantito IGP – Montefusco’s Ristorante Beatrice at Montefusco: Food and Lace

Roberto Giuliani visited Montefusco to taste wines, but also enjoyed a memorable meal at the Ristorante Beatrice, and got to watch Maria Teresa Lepore weave lace in the traditional way, an art that is dying out all too quickly. Continue reading

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Garantito IGP: Time as an absolute value in wine – A 2006-1952 Taurasi Mastroberardino Vertical

By Luciano Pignataro “There are many different interpretations of Irpinia’s soil and its viticulture, but for us it is important to keep the helm steady, pointed towards the origin from which our story began.” This was the sense of the … Continue reading

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Taurasi & Aglianico: The 1990s and 2000s

Of Italy’s noble red varietals, Aglianico is one of the oldest; a Sommelier I talked to a number of years ago at Vinitaly told me it has been cultivated for so long its origins are hazy, but historians think it … Continue reading

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