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Frescobaldi Vows to Fight Fraud Charge

Investigation of Italian wine producer began in 2005, with allegations that the winery used grapes from southern Italy in estate wines | Source : Wine Spectator, posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Despite being offered an out-of-court settlement, Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi, the prominent Tuscan wine producer, has opted go to court to clear its name following […]

Brunello Under Fire

Investigation of Italian wine producer began in 2005, with allegations that the winery used grapes from southern Italy in estate wines. | Source : Wine Spectator, posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 The normally peaceful Tuscan hilltop town of Montalcino, home of one of Italy’s prized red wines, is currently in a state of turmoil, as […]

Volatile Brunello

Source : Intervino, posted : Monday, April 14, 2008 Vinitaly fair in Verona this year was struck by strings (3 to be exact) of negative events. The mozarella cheese tainted with carcinogenic elements was the first. The second involves the discovery and seizure of “adulterated / enriched table wine found in Massafra (Ta) suspected to […]

Argiano Declassifies Its Brunello

Montalcino winery will sell top wine as IGT | Source : Wine Spectator, posted: Friday, May 02, 2008 With more than 1 million bottles of 2003 Brunello di Montalcino sitting in cellars, impounded by a Siena magistrate, one winery has decided it cannot afford to wait for the wheels of the Italian justice system to […]