Tag: Italian wine

Who’s Your Daddy?: Gaglioppo di Cirò

Photo By Fabio Ingrosso (Flickr: Grappolo d'uva Gaglioppo in Calabria) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The “Who’s Your Daddy” series takes a very brief look at the parentage of grapes, in order to get a better understanding of where particular varietals come from and how they are genetically related to one another.  So far, we’ve…

Who’s Your Daddy?: Nebbiolo

For this edition of “Who’s Your Daddy?”, we’ll be taking a closer look at the Italian grape, Nebbiolo. http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/rcaucino/rcaucino0709/rcaucino070900007/1565343-big-red-grapes-wainting-for-the-harvest-nebbiolo-variety-italian-vineyards.jpg Nebbiolo, which sometimes goes by the names Spanna, Picutener, or Chiavennsaca, is an Italian grape variety that most often comes from…