February 17, 2017
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Best-kept secret: A conversation with Raffaele Seghesio of Renzo Seghesio (Monforte d’Alba)

Winery website. Producer page. Even though the Renzo Seghesio winery and its wines have been considered a classic and iconic expression of Barolo since Renzo started […]
February 3, 2017
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Formigine Pedemontana Lambrusco, a classic expression of one Italy’s most misunderstood wines

Vignaioli producer page. Winery website. It’s hard to believe but even after nearly 20 years of an Italian wine renaissance in the U.S., Americans still can’t […]
January 27, 2017
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Bruno de Conciliis explains his Donna Luna Fiano

Our blogger recently caught up with one of our top producers, Bruno de Conciliis, and the two sat down to taste and discuss Bruno’s Donnaluna Fiano. […]
January 20, 2017
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Scarzello “a rising star” according to Joe Bastianich and David Lynch

When it was first published in 2002, the renaissance of Italian wine in the U.S. was just beginning to take shape. Vino Italiano: The Regional Wines […]
January 13, 2017
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A white wine aged in large cask? Roccafiore in Umbria is doing it brilliantly

Winery website. Vignaioli producer page. “Roccafiore wines are not just wines,” write the author of the winery’s website. “They are something more: a synergy of soil, […]
January 5, 2017
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Happy New Year from Vignaioli and the Vignaioli blog!

Happy New Year from the family at Vignaioli and the Vignaioli blog! It was a great year for our portfolio and we’ve had great response to […]
November 18, 2016
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Scarzello and Hilberg-Pasquero both bring home 5 Bunches award!

Above: Federico Scarzello, current-generation winemaker at the Giorgio Scarzello winery and estate in Piedmont. Click here for the Giorgio Scarzello website. Click here for the Hilberg-Pasquero […]
October 22, 2016
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Dario Cavallo’s old-vine Primitivo and Negroamaro, from the heart and soul of Puglia

Winery website. Producer page. As the renaissance of Italian wine began to take shape in the late 1990s and American wine professionals and consumers became more […]
October 14, 2016
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La Sala in Chianti Classico, an under-the-radar classic (and they like it that way)

Winery website. Producer page. Although relatively unknown in the United States beyond New York (where the wines are coveted by some of the country’s leading sommeliers), […]
October 7, 2016
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Winners of top Bibenda honors in 2016: Scarzello and Hilberg-Pasquero

As the world of Italian wine gears for the announcement of this year’s (2017) winners of the prestigious Bibenda Cinque Grappoli awards (the “five grape bunches” […]