Dolcetto is the earliest-ripening grape of southern Piedmont’s three major red varieties. It’s often planted in the coolest pockets of the hills, where Nebbiolo and Barbera cannot ripen. Its name, translating to “little sweet one,” refers not to the wine Dolcetto produces but to the grapes themselves. Though Dolcetto wines do tend to be fruit-forward, they […]
Adam Teeter April 28, 2014
Everywhere you turn today, everything seems to be organic. What once used to be a movement championed by health food stores and high-end grocers like Whole Foods has gone mainstream, with even Walmart now in on the action.