The Raphaël wines from Maria Berucci are all keepers (bonus points if you can find her rosato). This rosso is a straightforward example of cesanese. It’s destemmed, concrete fermented, and then... read more →
Based in Olevano Romano, maybe a 40-minute drive southwest of Rome, Piero and Lorella make some compelling wines. This is a riveting rosé of cesanese and rosciola. This wine means... read more →
April 29, 2022
I'm hunting the Leon Trotskys, the Philip Roths, the Chaucers and the Edith Whartons of the wine world. I want them natural and most of all, I want them to speak the truth even if we argue. With this messiah thing going on, I'm trying to swell the ranks of those who crave the differences in each vintage, celebrate nuance and desire wines that make them think, laugh, and feel. Welcome.