Filippo is a delightful madman who makes single vineyard Soaves from his mashup of high elevation hills. The soil base is basalt and variations on limestone. (“Limestone creates more alcohol,... read more →
Giovanni Menti aimed to make something fizzy and uncomplicated to enjoy with a group of friends. He succeeded. The vines are planted in the volcanic- soiled Gambellara. Geographically close to... read more →
I am happy to add another real Soave to the category. Here you go: Sant’Alda. This gets fermented in a combination of large oak casks and stainless steel tanks. The... read more →
October 1, 2016
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.