Intro to Italian Viticulture: #ItalianFWT Preview with 5 Fun Facts

Beyond the familiar straw Chianti bottle, the bubbles of Prosecco, and the simple pleasures of Pinot Grigio, many Americans find Italian wines confusing. Unless you’ve traveled there, or invested time in learning, the many grapes and regions can make it hard to figure out what’s what and what’s where.

But some say Italy’s rich biodiversity is its single biggest asset because these native grapes offer unique aromas and flavors — when they are grown and made to express their terroir.

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