- The cliché "no committee ever wrote a novel” stands as a reminder that too many cooks result in a broth of the lowest common denominator. And that’s often the view taken of wine cooperatives... but there are exceptions. In fact, one small corner of Italy is chock full of them: Alto Adige.
- Chianti is probably the most recognizable Italian wine varietal in the States. Even as a college student, well before I learned anything about wine, I knew enough to correct a misguided friend who asked for “kee-yan-tee.”