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10 Great Bottles of Italian White Wine Under $25

10 Great Bottles of Italian White Wine Under $25

Though noted primarily for red wine, Italy actually makes more white. These are diverse, delicious, great values and not a pinot grigio among them. Credit...Tony Cenicola/The New York Times By Eric Asimov May 21, 2020 Regardless of the ubiquity of pinot grigio and Prosecco, the antiquated notion of Italy as solely a red wine culture retains its tenacious grip on the imagination. It was not true 20 years ago, and it’s not true today. Italy makes more wine than any other country on earth, and it might surprise you, as it did me, to learn that it makes more white than...
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5/22/20
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Forbes: Why You Should Explore the World of Sicilian Red Wines – Featuring Feudo Montoni

Forbes: Why You Should Explore the World of Sicilian Red Wines – Featuring Feudo Montoni

Read the full article by Joseph V. Micallef at Forbes Sicily is better known for its red wines, even though they are only about a third of the Mediterranean island’s output. Many a pizza or pasta dinner has been accompanied by Sicily’s inexpensive, ubiquitous red wine Nero d’Avola. The island hosts a large number of red wine varietals. International varieties include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah. More interesting are the several dozen, ancient, indigenous red wine grapes, in particular: Nero d’Avola, Nerello Mascalese, Frappato and Perricone Perricone is grown primarily in western Sicily where it is used predominantly for blending....
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Joseph V. Micallef, October 11, 2019
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