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Snooth User: DonBollinger

Why do I not see Montepulciano d'Abruzzo on local wine list?

Posted by DonBollinger, Mar 19, 2010.

I've notice that my personal favorite Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is never on a wine list when dining out. I find the wine is excellent with spicy foods or simply by itself, just a curious observation.

Also, I've set out 10 Cabernet grape vines recently. I want to grow the Montepulciano but can't locate anyone that sells this vine. Does anyone know where I might find this?

Don Bollinger


Reply by Charles Emilio, Mar 20, 2010.

It's a shame. 

Montepulciano is one of my favourites as well.

Reply by wines5280, Mar 20, 2010.

One of my favorites as well

Reply by bigcitygordo69, Mar 21, 2010.

My award winning restaurant in Richmond, B.C. ( just 20 mins. south from Vancouver) carries it, not only by the bottle, but I incorporate on my tasting menu;'s. I's pure awesome, and my restaurant is authentic chinese to boot... ( rated "the greatest restaurant i n the world-outside of hong Kong-Asia) as per Jennifer 8 Lee, an award winning best selling author & New York times food & wine critic, as well as a guest judge on Iron Chef America. I have attended the previous Italian wine fair, and I plan to have them at Zen, for a fabulous wine dinner.

Reply by galleyho, May 3, 2010.

I wonder if that is because it does not stay in the bottle long enough for a buyer to keep it? And keep making a profit on it, that is.

Reply by azzuri, Aug 11, 2013.

A fantastic wine,..if i come across any information regarding your question i will for sure send it your way.

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