by Ian D’Agata
Ian D'Agata presents us a very profound and comprehensive article about the history and terroir of Bouzeron, its specific variety Aligoté, and his tasting experience with Domaine de Villaine, the leading domaine in Bouzeron managed by Pierre de Benoist and created by his uncle, Aubert de Villaine - co-owner of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
In this second part of the series, Ian D’Agata will guide you to the magical mystery tour of more fantastic Italian native wine grapes and their wines that you absolutely need to get to know.
by Ian D'Agata
At over 500 officially recognized different native grapes and counting, roughly 30% of the world’s wine grapes are Italian; to help you fully grasp the significance of that statement, just keep in mind that France, Spain and Greece (or Portugal, depending whom you choose to believe), the three countries that have the next most native grapes, don’t come anywhere close to Italy’s figure even if you were to add the wine grapes of all those three countries together.
In this article, Ian D'Agata will guide you to the magical mystery tour of 24 fantastic Italian native wine grapes and their wines that you absolutely need to get to know.
In this article Ian talks about one very interesting and super-rare native grape variety in Rueda: Verdejo Malcorta.
by Ian D'Agata
In this article Robert Millman talks about whether to sell or drink a bottle of rare fine wine when someone has hold it for a very long time.
by Robert Millman