Marche wines hit the high mark

The wines of the Marche region of central Italy and the area itself have somewhat evaded the international spotlight, but there are some real wonders – vinous, gastronomic, natural and cultural – to be discovered in this chunk of central Italy that sits in the very pleasant land that lies between the Adriatic and the Apennines. Cheap and cheerful Verdicchio di Castelli di Jesi was a common sight ...
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No pyrrhic victories for the winegrowers of ancient Samnium

  If you’re keeping tabs on wine quality in Southern Italy with its myriad indigenous grape varieties and oftentimes limited access to distribution, this update on the Sannio DOP should prove to be useful. Through a combination of research trips to Campania and the opportunity to judge at the Radici del Sud ‘Roots of the South’ wine competition, which has been held in different venues in the...
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