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VIGNE D’ALTO 2012: TOP 100 CELLAR SELECTIONS OF 2018 – WINE ENTHUSIAST

Contrade di Taurasi Lonardo winery with its Taurasi DOCG Vigne d’Alto 2012 is among the best Top 100 wines in the world , according to the American magazine Wine Enthusiast. “Each year, of the roughly 23,000 wines reviewed, only a portion are designated Cellar Selections—wines that, while currently delicious, would benefit from being forgotten for some…

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Fiano, Campania’s Rising Star – Kerin ‘O Keefe Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Fiano di Avellino Docg of Cantine di Marzo in the Recommended Wines list by Kerin ‘O Keefe on Wine Enthusiast Magazine: “Fiano turns out white wines with freshness, fragrance and finesse that should be on everyone’s radar. (…) An example is the Fiano di Avellino 2016 of Cantine di Marzo with 92 points:  Toasted pistachio…

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The Volcanic Wines of Italy – Wine Enthusiast

Kerin O’ Keefe on Wine Enthusiast magazine tells about the volcanic wines of Italy starting with Campania ones. “Campania is a captivating and beautiful region in the southwest of the country (…) Irpinia area (within this region) is home to native red grape Aglianico, most notable in Taurasi, and white grapes Fiano and Greco di…

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Kerin O’ Keefe: Italian wine reviews

Contrade di Taurasi winery’s wines among the Top 20 of the Month according to Kerin O’Keefe wine critic and author for Wine Enthusiast Magazine: “Contrade di Taurasi of Lonardo family with its 2011 Vigne d’Alto Taurasi, 94 points; And also its Coste 2011 Taurasi, 93 points.” Both with a successful rating, confirming the quality of the wines produced…

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Name that Tune! Fattoria La Rivolta at Vinitaly 2017

Fattoria La Rivolta at Vinitaly 2017 during the meeting with Suzanne Branciforte, who talks about this winery and his owner Paolo Cotroneo on her Italian Grapevine website: “We met many years ago at a Bibenda awards dinner, and he has continued to rack up those awards! The New York Times lists his Aglianico del Taburno…

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THE ENTHUSIAST 100 OF 2016 – Wine Enthusiast

Fattoria La Rivolta winery with its Falanghina del Sannio DOP sottozona Taburno is among the best 100 wines in the world, according to the American magazine Wine Enthusiast. A great outcome that makes us to do better and better with strenght and dedication. “This veritable shopping list illustrates the fantastic variety and diversity available to…

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Why You Should Discover Italy’s Old Vine Wines – Kerin ‘O Keefe

Taurasi 2010, Contrade di Taurasi, of Lonardo family (95 points) among Kerin ‘O Keefe’s favourite Italian old vine wines. She on Wine Enthusiast magazine talks about the importance of discovering Italy’s old vine wines. In particular she points out as in Italy there is a strong tradition of old vines winemakers. “For one thing, old vines are…

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