Italy’s DOCG Wines

Italy’s DOCG Wines

    By Bob Lipinski DOCG Laws (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) (deh-noh-meh-nah-zee-OH-neh  dee  oh-REE-jee-neh  kohn-trohl-LAH-tah  eh  gah-rahn-TEE-tah) DOCG is a higher designation than DOC; garantita (the letter “G”) or “guaranteed...
Prosecco… Italy’s Most Popular Sparkling Wine

Prosecco… Italy’s Most Popular Sparkling Wine

By Bob Lipinski Prosecco is both the name of a grape and a sparkling wine that originates in Italy’s northeast regions of Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto. Prosecco is known locally in these regions as Glera. The Prosecco grape is thin-skinned with high acid and is...