This weekend was the “Montefalceo 31st Enologica” Sagrantino wine release festival of the 2007 vintage. Sagrantino is to Umbria what Sangiovese is to Tuscany or Nebbiolo is to Piemonte. However, very few of the winemakers were pouring the 2007 vintage because it is just too young. It’s like bringing Lolita to the party instead of Gigi.

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Apologies for the lag in blogging, it’s been a wild and crazy 2 weeks!  Visitors, dinners, classes, a story book wedding, and of course, the ogoing quest for the best pizza in Umbria. It will take me a few blog posts to catch up. You know it really is fall when the Montefalco Sagrantino festival…

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