Falanghina (or anything but pinot grigio)

For those of you looking for an Italian white other then the ubiquitous pinot grigio, Falanghina is your grape. Falan-what? Unless you spend a lot of time in Rome or Naples, you probably aren’t familiar with this grape but you should be at least on nodding terms with the wines that come from it. Falanghina is grown primarily...

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Aglianico Terredora

Even though it’s summer, I don’t think you should forget red wine and wait for the Fall to come around before opening another red. With that in mind, I popped open a red Italian this week. An Aglianico from Campania. While Italy is probably best well known for Chianti and Brunello (made from the sangiovese variety) and...

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