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Taurasi “Fren” con passaporto americano – LaRepubblica

Stefania Barbot knew that her Fren, meaning ‘soul’ from the ancient Greek, a 2015 Taurasi, went around with a very high outcome: 95/100 by Robert Parker. Since 1982 , His magazine “The Wine Advocate” settles the market. (…) Just this 95/100 rating represents a real diplomatic passport for a red wine that had already come…

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Vigna Ortale, il cru gentile firmato da Di Marzo – Corriere del Mezzogiorno

“The gentle family di Somma, especially Ferrante introduced a lots of innovations that took the Di Marzo winery again in the spotlight. Moved by a pure passion, also thanks to the experience of Vincenzo Mercurio winemaker, he streamlined the production of the classic wines from Irpinia, giving a particular attention to the most exemplary wine:…

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Il Fiano di De’ Gaeta: un biologico serio – Corriere della Sera

“De’ Gaeta is among the most interesting wineries from Irpinia (Campania). Under the guidance of Vincenzo Mercurio Salvatore Gaeta, encouraged thanks to his brother Bruno in the passion for winegrowing, is carrying on a project aimed to explore the new potential of the native ampelographic terroir. The innovation also involves organic wine-growing methods both in…

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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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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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I vini bianchi di Campania Stories 2019 (un parziale report) – Intravino.com

Antonio Tomacelli, on his blog Intravino.com, tells us about his tastings of wines during the last edition of Campania Stories 2019. Among the tasted wines, we see: Coda di Volpe, Fattoria La Rivolta – Sannio DOP Coda di Volpe 2018: Too young to express complex scents anyway it is enough to show elegance and power on…

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Vinitaly 2019: Tastings at Italy’s Most Important Wine Fair – thechosentable.com

“This year’s tastings at Vinitaly had been interesting and productive as it had been for the past editions. New discoveries and reconfirmation with the new vintages had been essential in compiling this year’s list.” (Rowena Dumlao, thechosentable.com) Among the underlined wineries by thechosentable.com, we can find: Il Verro Coda di Pecora, Casavecchia, Pallagrello Bianco and…

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Campania Stories 2019: The Best Wines From The Preview Tasting – thechosentable.com

Below, you can find the list of the wineries among the best blind tastings made by Apron and Sneakers for their “The chosen table” website, at last edition of Campania Stories: The best white wines from the blind tasting: Fattoria La Rivolta Sannio Coda di Volpe 2018 Cantine di Marzo Greco di Tufo 2017 Fattoria La Rivolta Beneventano…

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