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.
- Sadly, Provence gets no respect as a red wine region. Admittedly not much red is made; yet some of the reds are on a par with France’s most delicious wines — and are well worth discovery.