Of all Molise’s wine styles Biferno Rosso seems to be the most popular in the UK. As a blend of two well-loved Italian grape varieties, Montepulciano & Aglianico, this may not come as a surprise. However, it’s my guess that many people who enjoy this wine may not know much about it.With this post IContinue reading “What makes a Biferno Rosso”
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Montepulciano – What’s in a name?
When promoting wines from a smaller, less-known region, having a popular grape variety can entice people to try a wine they otherwise would not try. Generally, people may not know Wairarapa, but they know Pinot Noir. They may have no idea which country Maipo Valley is in, but they know they like Cabernet Sauvignon.So, itContinue reading “Montepulciano – What’s in a name?”
Tintilia – The Grape of Molise
An IntroductionEven those who consider themselves experts on Italian wine may look at you with a blank face when you mention “Tintilia”. When further asked which country they think it’s from the likely response is “Well…Spain…of course…” followed by a shrug & the plain desire on their face to switch to the topic of Barolo. This…