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A Cut Above: Grape Vine Pruning at Home Vineyard
Sorry Internet, but between three weddings and a funeral I have been a bit busy. To bide your time, share in my moment of vine-cutting trauma:
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Marcato, “iPrandi” Brut, Lessini Durello DOC, Italy NV $10-14.5
Think of Italian bubbly and we probably think of Prosecco, maybe Moscato or Lambrusco.
However, hidden in North Eastern Italy, smack dab between Venice and Verona, lay the Lessini hills. Here an ancient grape called Durello thrives. The name may come from its thick skins, or high acid. It may be native. Either way, it loves the volcanic soil. basalt. Elevations are high. Thus Lessini Durello has its own DOC. Continue reading
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