Understanding italian wine. Three wines to discover one region: Le Marche

Understanding italian wine. 3 wines to discover 1 region: Le Marche. Montepulciano (not to be confused with the homonymous Tuscan town where Vino Nobile is produced) and Sangiovese are the two grapes that are the basis of the Le Marche’s most recognized red DOCG wine, named Conero. The Conero Nature Park is a protected enviromental oasis of woodland…

Italy’s greates symbolic wines Amarone della Valpolicella by Scriani

Few Italian wines are as precious as Amarone della Valpolicella, according to Wine Enthusiast. Rich and powerful on the palate, perfect in its balance, it emits scents ranging from black fruits to licorice, from coffee to chocolate. A Venetian proud, whose production is permitted only to the northwest of Verona with indigenous selected vines varieties as Corvina, left to dry on racks. In one of…

Astoria Vini, the Prosecco which celebrates Venice

Brothers Paolo and Giorgio Polegato have been enjoying a landscape consisting of 40 hectares of fantastic vineyards and flowering meadows where good insects help protect the vines ever since, getting hold of a Refrontolo hillside in the province of Treviso.  And it is the heart of Astoria Vini, a historical brand of Italian viticulture, where they are harvested by hand, the grapes from…