Alpine Sparklers

Touring Franciacorta, a Summer Wine Destination


top photo by Aldo Pavan

Vineyards overlooking Lake Iseo

Italy is endowed with a rich heritage of native grape varieties, nearly 600 by some estimates, which makes for a myriad of distinctive wines that are difficult if not impossible to replicate elsewhere in the world. These wines are currently in vogue with sommeliers looking to create esoteric wine lists,…

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This story appears in the print issue of August 2018.
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