Croatina of the Colli Tortonesi

My favorite thing about Italy, besides the people, is the number of different types of wine grapes you can find growing in every little nook and cranny of the country. There is always a new grape to discover. A fairly recent discovery of mine is Croatina.† By "recent" discovery, I mean that I was able … Continue reading Croatina of the Colli Tortonesi

Timorasso Parte 1: Un giro con Walter Massa

Timorasso Part 1: A tour with Walter Massa. Timorasso is amazing! It has the floral qualities of a Rhone viognier, suppleness married with acidity like a fine white Burgundy (Chardonnay), and the minerality of a noble Riesling. Plus it ages like a champ: after five or ten years —even 15!— a metamorphosis will occur. It'll … Continue reading Timorasso Parte 1: Un giro con Walter Massa