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Schietto Taburno. Nel bicchiere il vero “terroir” – La Stampa

On La Stampa, in the section of Paolo Massobrio, they talk about Fattoria La Rivolta: “Fattoria La Rivolta winery is located at scope of Taburno Mount, giving the name to the DOC appellation. The uniqueness is that Paolo Cotroneo’s wines faithfully express the native wine-growing. They are plain and authentic, with no frills. You can…

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Il Falerno del Massico di Masseria Felicia – Doctor Wine di Daniele Cernilli

“All the Falerno del Massico wines made by Masseria Felicia winery, both reds and whites, distinguish for their lively intensity and longevity. It is located on Monte Massico area, Felicia Brini leads the family business since ita was born in 2000, surrounded by nature not far from the sea (…) the warm winds, the dry…

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Falanghina, o di quel bianco dell’estate buono per tutte le tasche! – Larcante.com

On l’Arcante a focus on the Falanghina, among the most ancient grape variety of Campania region, with some examples of its best expression according to the different territories, such as the FAlerno del Massico white Anthologia 2017 by Masseria Felicia winery: “Maria Felicia Brini’s wines are on a steady run-up: never defined, or final, getting…

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I vini vulcanici. Tutta l’importanza del terroir – Italia a Tavola

The importance of the volcanic wines trough an interview made by Italia a Tavola magazine to Vincenzo Mercurio. A pleasant focus on the relationship between wine-growing and volcanic soils, underlining  the meaning of ‘terroir’: “Undoubtedly, the volcanic wines have sulphureous hints, also rubber, flint, ferodo, alabaster, slate all due to the composition of the soil…

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Italy’s Indigenous Varieties, Part Two – Forbes.com (Tom Hyland)

Tom Hyland’s journey through the Italian indigenous grape varieties keep on going in this article, where we can read about the Fiano: “Fiano is one of Italy’s greatest white varieties, offering sumptuous aromatics, as well as great complexity. The most celebrated example made from this variety is Fiano di Avellino from the province of Irpinia…

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In vacanza al sud, cinque vini bianchi d’amare questa estate – Larcante.com

On L’Arcante five white wine to pleased the summer, such as Villa Diamante’s (Campania) and Cantine Benvenuto’s (Calabria). Fiano di Avellino Clos d’Haut 2017 of Villa Diamante: A pleasant 2017 vintage, inviting and seductive to the nose (…) the memory of Antoine Gaita never fails to surprise, a white wine with northern features but coming…

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Italy’s Indigenous Varieties, Part One – Forbes.com (Tom Hyland)

On Forbes magazine Tom Hyland  talks about the Italian indigenous varieties such as Aglianico: “Aglianico is the most famous red variety of Campania, and is the principal red variety of Taurasi, one of Italy’s greatest and longest lived red wines. (…)Another excellent example of a rich Aglianico-based red is Aglianico del Taburno, from the province of…

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Premiati da Legambiente i migliori vini biologici e biodinamici d’Italia – agricoltura.legambiente.it

Simbiosi – Beneventano Rosso Igp/Igt 2016 di Fattoria La Rivolta a Torrecuso (Benevento) among the best organic and biodynamic red wines awarded by Legambiente. Moreover, a group of graduate students in Viticulture and Oenology at University of Pisa, evaluated among the organic wines, separated from the official commission, the most appreciated  ones by a young…

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Sogno di Rivolta 2016 Beneventano igt Fattoria La Rivolta – LucianoPignataro wineblog

“Sogno di Rivolta di Paolo Cotroneo made with Fiano, Greco and Falanghina varieties means elegance, power and Energy (…) A great white wine, to be kept for ten years before uncorking, as evidence of the versatility of Torrecuso territory, capable to express itself both through the reds and whites. Sogno di Rivolta can never die…

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Italy’s 50 Best White Wines – Tom Hyland, Fobes.com

Tenuta Sarno 1860 and Villa Diamante’s Fiano in the Tom Hyland list about Italy’s 50 Best White Wines on Forbes magazine. “It may have been the first article of its type, as white wines tend to be greatly overshadowed by the country’s famous reds. But having visited virtually every region of Italy, tasting the typical…

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