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What You Should Know About Ornellaia and DOC Bolgheri

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Ornellaia Estate has long been one of the Bolgheri region’s best. Ornellaia Rosso, its top of the line, is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. It rivals not just any other “Super Tuscan,” but the best wines from any region focused on those varieties.

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Vinitaly: Postcards From the Edge

by Chuck Hayward

Following our adventures at en primeur week in Bordeaux (and prior to that a week in Burgundy), some of us decided we needed to taste more wine. So we donned our helmets and made our to Verona to attend the annual wine fair known as Vinitaly, a trade event that has taken on legendary proportions.

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