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Do you think about the place where your bottle of Italian wine came from, who made it, how it was made? If you stop to consider these things you will begin to taste the unique cultural message which Italian wine offers. The wine will tell you about the land where it was created. It will invite you to drink the traditions and histories of the people that made it. That is good wine. It’s always been like this, more or less.
Some would have you believe that understanding Italian wine is a technical undertaking. It’s not like that, believe me. It is impossible to understand Italian wine without an awareness of the culture, people and place that created it. Only after we have a sense of these things does the technical stuff add value.
That its wine regions are beautifully different, distinct and many is Italy’s strength and its difficulty. Her dazzling array of wines will both charm and bewilder you. I suggest one approach: get to know Italian wine by your own sensory perceptions and experiences: you will create a real, personal wine culture independent of the professional wine press.
Don’t worry; the wines have their own way of deciding the itinerary for you… Are you coming?