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The Marche (or Marches) is a region in central Italy’s eastern coast, or in the middle of the back of the “boot” on the Adriatic Sea. The rivers that run through it are the Metauro, Potenza, Tronto and Nera. There are a diverse number of microclimates thanks to the rolling hills off the Adriatic Coast and the Apennines Mountains, the rivers and the lowland areas. This affords wine-makers many choices between cool and warm climate grape growing conditions. 
Civilization and wine culture has been in the region since ancient times, starting with the Greeks, through the Etruscans, Romans, Byzantines and Lombards. In the 8th century, the Franks, including Charlemagne, began annexing the Marches to the papacy. This resulted in a heated land dispute between the Vatican and the ruling emperors, who attempted to retain portions of it as “fiefs,” which were controlled by various nobility. In the 10th century, the name “Marches,” which means &ldquo Read more »

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  • Verdicchio

    Verdicchio is considered to be its native region’s most interesting white variety. Its history typifies the evolution...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Ugni Blanc

    Because so many Italian varieties are known as Trebbiano, its history is unclear. It may be named after the river Tre...

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  • Saladini Pilastri Rosso Piceno Superiore Montetinello 2010


    Very good Read More

    Wine review by mark

  • AOakA, Gigondas tends to be big, bold and high alc due to the warm climate of ... for that bottle. I went to Marche Bacchus. Should have known they mark the bottles up too high. Gonna take a trip over to my other French wine guy and see what he ha Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?

  • What's the reason for the stained bottle? Is it the temperature of ... at ... at the winery. Called Marche Bacchus earlier today. They seem to have a decent selection of Rhone wines. They also have a Regine I may have to pick up as well. It's kind of a long drive for me, but if I get some good wine it's all worth it.Gonna need some decent wine... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Pahrump Valley Winery (Nevada)

  • Unfortunately, the place with the best wine selection in Vegas is Total Wine ... more wine, but I really like Marche Bacchus for good selection, good prices (only a little more than I pay closer to the Cali wineries) and a cool restaurant policy--you can have any bottle in the shop at the adjoining restaurant for just $10 more--cheaper than co... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?

  • Colli Pesaresi Sangiovese Timoteo di Sante Cantina 2011


    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002

  • Welcome back, indeed.Ditto what Emark said.  I'm a big fan of ... for us to meet at Marche Bacchus, assuming it is still around.  Read More

    Forum post in the topic Purple Problem

  • Moroder Rosso Conero Aion 2011


    No written review

    Wine review by MrRiesling

  • Velenosi Visciole NV


    No written review

    Wine review by angieandtwogirls

  • Calai 2013


    Un vino dal colore giallo paglierino, fresco e floreale, un pò carente al naso denota comunque profumo di ginestra, fiori bianchi. Al gusto, sapido, di media persistenza e buona acidità, da evidenziare il retrogusto un pò amaro tipico dell'uva Pecorino. Read More

    Wine review by Giorgio

  • Boccadigabbia Merlot Pix Marche 2001


    I would like to find a cabarnet sauvignon from the late 1990? Read More

    Wine review by ninog

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