ZIPPY AND FRESH

Hello, In the northeast of Italy, only a few kilometers away from the town of Soave, lie the vineyards of Tenuta di Corta Giacobbe. These vineyards are situated upon two extinct volcanos, Calvarina and Colcetta, and the volcanic soils lend a distinct mineral component and aromatic freshness to the fruit. The Garganega grape thrives here and earns its reputation as one of the great white varietals of Italy. So, at the end of a busy, stress-laden week, surrounded by construction and rush hour traffic, I counted myself lucky that the 2018 Giacobbe Soave made it halfway around the world to Columbus, Ohio. The 2018 Corta Giacobbe Soave is hand harvested estate fruit that is fermented in stainless

Fields of Lavender and Poppy

Hi there, The concept of terroir is an at times debated, oft overlooked, imperative concept in the world of wine. That the ecosystem… the soil, plants, and climate, could directly affect the character and flavor profile of a crop has always fascinated me. This idea has long been a driving idea in the world of French wine. Take the steely, mineral wines of Chablis that thrive in the Kimmeridgean soils comprised of limestone, clay, and oyster shell. Further down south in the region of Provence, one will find wines that can reflect a bit of a different terroir concept, which brings me to the Fleurs de Prairie 2018 Rosé. Fleurs de Prairie, which translates as “wildflowers”, celebrates the fields

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