Category Archives: Biological agricolture

Sottovento Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC 2018

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Article by Hannah Lunn A grape of two halves, Montepulciano sits behind Sangiovese as being the second most planted variety in Italy. But why two halves? Within the thick skins of this grape you have naturally high levels of both tannins and colour compounds, making it bold by nature. To achieve the perfect ripeness in […]

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Wine in Tube

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Article by Hannah Lunn Montepulciano! This wondrous grape, not to be confused with the typically Tuscan village of the same name, is the second most planted variety in Italy. Juicy and thick skinned, it needs ample sunshine and warmth to ripen fully, and as such is most at home in the sun-soaked lands of Abruzzo. […]

Montepulciano grape, prince of Abruzzo

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Article by Carla Benvenuto Whenever talking about wines from Abruzzo, the first thought goes to Montepulciano. That’s right. It is impossible to consider Abruzzo wines without mentioning, among red wines, the most representative of this region. The vine Montepulciano is a native black grape variety of central Italy, mostly cultivated in Abruzzo, Marche and Umbria […]

Bag in box yes or Bag in box no ??

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Posted by Andrea Anselmino A topic that has always divided the wine world is the Bag in Box also known as BiB, in fact glass lovers will probably turn up their noses at this proposal but let’s remember never to judge a book by its cover, because behind this cardboard box there is a world […]