Lovers of Valentini and Emidio Pepe listen up: here’s another contender for brilliant traditional wines from Abruzzo. Vinified and partially raised in stainless then plunked in Slavonian and French oak.... read more →
A newish wine from an oldish place. Fermented in steel and aged in concrete. There’s fruit under the tightly plaited exterior with plenty of interest, mineral dust and somewhere there,... read more →
September 16, 2021
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.