Moscato d’Asti Docg: prejudices at home, success in the U.S., the search for quality
Moscato is one of the most "bullied" grape varieties at home, in Italy, and one of the most exported in the world, especially in the States where the most appreciated version is the low-alcohol, sugary and effervescent one typical of the Asti area. It was there that I recently went to discover the history of this wine often associated with festive moments, but unjustly subject to the prejudice of being a wine suitable only for those who are not very wine-knowledgeable or experienced. The reality is quite different, especially thanks to the investments made by producers and the Consortium, which in recent years have focused on quality and on clarifying styles by distinguishing between the Moscato d'Asti Docg and Asti Docg appellations, sparkling, dry and sweet versions.
Wine is more than natural: the creative genius of Hans Terzer and the new Appius
Wine is the result of the magical combination of many elements: nature, vine, terroir, but there is a factor which is too often considered as secondary, in particular in this latest fashion of "natural" wines.
The first prototype of a biogas tractor for Fontanafredda’s first “green” Barolo
A noble wine, a historic cru, from organic grapes, and produced with the help of an innovative zero-emission tractor. It will be Barolo Vigna La Rosa, Fontanafredda, 2021, a vintage destined to make history: for the first time a winery has joined a research and innovation project led by FPT industrial, a brand of the […]
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