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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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  • Ugni Blanc

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

  • Verdicchio

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

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • 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 ...

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  • Garofoli Vino Frizzante Guelfo Verde 2013

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    Wine review by Wynnettie


  • Fazi Battaglia Verdicchio Classico 2008

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    I have enjoyed this wine for many years. It is my choice for turkey,chicken, fish and pork. Read More

    Wine review by HadleyHal


  • Malacari Rosso Conero 2009

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    Has a bit of ammonia on the nose that is off putting followed by dark, ashy fruit. Whats with the ammonia? Medium full on entry with lots of blackberry framed plummy fruit on the palate supported by small yet drying tannins. Theres no over ammonia in the mouth and this is rustic, chunky and a bit chewy on the palate in a pleasant way with slight... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Malacari Rosso Conero 2009

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    Wine review by mark


  • Claudio Morelli Bianchello 2011

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    Clear, pale gold, slight paling rim, light legs/tears. Light citrus, mineral and salty ham on nose. Slight dryness with lingering residual sugar, medium light salinity, pear flavors. Medium acidity and medium long finish. Drink now plus 3 years. Read More

    Wine review by mark


  • Robbione -Serrapetrona NV

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    Wine review by dlellis


  • Bisci Verdicchio 2011

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    Wine review by luca chevalier


  • Bisci Verdicchio di Matelic 2010

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  • Deangelis Rosso Piceno 2007

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    I'm rating this so I ever buy it again. The bottle I opened was fizzy - after breathing that went away. But the flavor was not light and smooth like I expect from a decent Sangiovese. Pretty bad, and I'm not picky. Read More

    Wine review by techmom


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