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  • WINE

    Coste della Sesia DOC

    Coste della Sesia DOC is a very versatile appellation in the Northern Part of Piedmont producing red, white, and rose’ wines. The white version is made with 100% Erbaluce, while the red and rose’ versions can use Nebbiolo, Barbera, Bonarda, Vespolina, and Croatina. We are working on this Coste della Sesia DOC appellation description.Please come back soon.Send us an e-mail if you are looking for more info atcheers@drinkitalian.com In the meantime, if you are in the mood for a good book, you can try:– The Modern History of Italian Wine by Walter Filipputti– Hidden Gems of Italy: An Insider’s Secret Formula To Find Top-Class Italian Wines At Value Prices And Taste La Dolce…

  • GRAPE VARIETIES

    Vespolina

    Vespolina is a grape from Piedmont, it is also called Ughetta and Uvetta di Canneto. It is blended in many appellations like Ghemme DOCG, Fara DOC, Boca DOC. It also appears on the label in Coste della Sesia DOC or Colline Novaresi DOC. It is also cultivated in Oltrepo’ Pavese (Lombardy). We are working on this Vespolina grape description. Please come back soon.Send us an e-mail if you are looking for more info atcheers@drinkitalian.com 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 Piedmont.