Winecast: The Valle d’Aosta

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Cast on the Val d’Aosta and its little known but impressive wines. My coverage of grapes and labeling laws in this cast is particularly indebted to Broggi’s (see Sources, below) excellent schematization of indigenous/traditional vs. Italian/international varieties and of possibilities for labeling DOC wines. The Italian Wine Scholar is proving to be an excellent, well thought out curriculum.

Sources:

Broggi, Maurizio, ed. Italian Wine Scholar Unti 1: The Wines of Northern Italy. 1st ed., Wine Scholar Guild, n.d.

Robinson, Jancis, editor. The Oxford Companion to Wine. 4th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015.

Stevenson, Tom, editor. The New Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia. 3rd American ed. DK Publishing, 2001.

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