March 2019 Italy’s Single Vineyard Revolution The fascination that wine can move beyond a mere gastronomic accompaniment and communicate something, or rather somewhere, more profound is a concept that has been slow to evolve in Italian Wine. Of course regional wines to pair with regional cuisines have always existed, but the idea that a wine […]
It’s all well and good to have a summer picnic with a nice rosé, but if you’re craving a loud, proud juicy value red on ice, look no further than Dolcetto of Piedmont. Hailing from the land of the world-renowned Nebbiolos of Barolo and Barbaresco, Dolcetto, along with Barbera, are the wine grapes consumed by […]
In some ways, Ronchi di Cialla is just like thousands of other wineries across Italy. A small, family run operation, currently being passed down from one generation to the next. In other ways, however, they are superlative, and in still others, totally singular. Ronchi di Cialla, after all, was founded with a purpose beyond making […]
Ronchi di Cialla visits Le Du’s Wines! Ivan Rapuzzi is the owner and winemaker at Ronchi di Cialla in Friuli. They grow 7 varieties of indigenous grapes to make awesome biodiversity-certified wines in the gorgeous Italian Alpine foothills. Find the wines HERE.