Uva Rara

Uva Rara is a grape found mainly in Oltrepò Pavese in Lombardy and in the North of Piedmont in the Novara and Vercelli provinces. Rara means rare in Italian and it refers to the sparse bunch, which makes this grape suitable for air-drying.

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Two of the best books about Italian grapes, where some of this information come from, are:
– Native Grapes of Italy, by Ian d’Agata
– Italian Wine Unplugged, by Steve Kim

Additionally, you can discover the other grapes from Lombardy.

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