3 Bottles of Bubbles from Val D’Oca Paired with Crab Butternut Bisque and Polenta Lobster Speck Shrimp #ItalianFWT

Three sparkling wine from Va; D’Oca Italy

When you look at a bottle of wine, what do you see on the label?

You’ll see information on who made it, the country and region where it came from, the amount of alcohol in it, and usually you’ll  find the vintage as well as a bit of misc info like whether or not it is certified as organic or biodynamic.

What you’re not likely to find is whether or not the wine is made by a cooperative a number of smaller producers band together to pool their resource in order to make a more affordable product.

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