Ca’ di Rajo Raboso del Piave

I thought I had a handle on all of the red grape varieties of northeastern Italy. There are the Valpolicella grapes in Veneto: Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, as well as Croatina, Oseleta, and Corvinone.† And the neighboring regions are full of indigenous grapes: Lagrein and Schiava in Alto Adige,‡ Teroldego in Trentino, as well as Refosco, Schioppettino and … Continue reading Ca’ di Rajo Raboso del Piave

Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG

Un poco di storia personale My second real wine love was Amarone.  It happened on the same day I discovered and fell in love with Nebbiolo.   But my relationships with these two have played out quite differently over the years.  While Nebbiolo and I have increased the frequency of our rendezvous as of late, Amarone … Continue reading Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG