Bastianich

BASTIANICH - Colli Orientali del Friuli The region of Friuli Venezia Giulia lies in the far northeast corner of Italy, its central city, Udine, is about 90 minutes northeast of Venice, The Bastianich winery was founded in 1997 and consists of 28 hectares (70 acres). The vineyards are all located in the Colli Orientali del Friuli DOC and are in two distinct zones. The original vineyard in Buttrio/Premariacco lies on the southernmost hills in the DOC. It is influenced by the warmth of the sea and is famous for its ability to produce wines of great power. The second property, in the hills of Cividale del Friuli, is influenced by the bora, the north wind, which, with cooler nights, produces wines of greater aromatic intensity. Both areas share similar soil, ponca, the crumbly sandstone which gives all the wines their signature mineral backbone. TRADITION. CREATIVITY, BALANCE The Bastianich winery mission is to understand the history and culture of the area and take it to a new level, creating unique wines Read more »

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  • Tocai Friulano

    Blanc doux, Cinquien, Istarski Tokay, Malaga, Mosler, Sauvignon de la Correze, Sauvignon gros, Sauvignon à gros grain...

  • Friulano

    Blanc doux, Cinquien, Istarski Tokay, Malaga, Mosler, Sauvignon de la Correze, Sauvignon gros, Sauvignon à gros grain...

  • Refosco

    Cagnina, Canina, Crabb's Black Burgandy, Dolcedo, Drobni Rifoshk, Grosse Syrah, Mercouri,Refasco, Refosca, Refoschino...

  • Vermentino

    History of the grape: Little concrete history is known about Vermentino except that it has recently been identified a...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

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  • GregT, I think we agree, but the timing is at issue.  Unless you were born ... their being Italian, since Bastianich isn't... funny thing is that Eric and I had a long talk about Eataly when you were using the bathroom at La Sirene and he lamented the negative effect it would have on the remaining small purveyors of regional specialties.  He an... Read More

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  • Perhaps the most famous "Italian" chef these days would be Lidia Bastianich, who was born in a part of Italy that later became Yugoslavia and now is Croatia. Like I said, all the same.Snooth is so cool. I enjoy Lidia Bastianich's TV shows, and I have, in fact, wondered why her name sounded so Slavic.  Sometimes, the answer just comes to you when... Read More

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  • D - pizza wasn't entirely "new" in 1960 when they opened, but it ... maiden name is Matticchio. Bastianich is her husband's name. He was also a Yugoslavian immigrant to the US. They opened their first restaurant together but divorced later.&nbs Read More

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  • " but the idea of some pan-Italian red sauce restaurant wouldn't ... ... these days would be Lidia Bastianich, who was born in a part of Italy that later became Yugoslavia and now is Croatia. Like I said, all the same.As far as that quote goes, it is most assuredly true and my question on hearing it was "What is white sauce?" When I got older ... Read More

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  • New Year’s Eve sparkling wine is arguably the most important wine ... ... ... you are throwing a Lidia Bastianich-style dinner party celebration: Fact: A meal fashioned with lovingly grown ingredients by an exceptionally positive individual in a loving manner is superior to all others. Never eat food produced by a cook who is in a foul mood. W... Read More

    From the article Quiz: Which New Year's Eve Sparkling Wine Are You?


  • I've had this in my possession for awhile now and don't know a whole lot about wine; is there anything special about this wine?  Read More

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  • From deep in the recesses of a gourmet restaurant does the reserve wine list ... ... restaurant boss Joe Bastianich said in Teague's story.  He went on to imply that the wines he chooses for his restaurants are all deserving of “reserve” status, thus eliminating the need for a high and holy list of heavy hitters.  Other restaurant owners, lik... Read More

    From the article The Reserve Wine List: An Artifact From a Different Era?


  • Those with even an inkling of desire for wine can admit that describing ... by ... ... by David Lynch and Joe Bastianich titled, “Vino Italiano: The Regional Wines of Italy.”  He said the book introduces the term “ambiente”, which, according to Heimoff, who quoted the tome, is “the feel of a place … not just the geology, topography, and clima... Read More

    From the article Terroir, Cru or Ambiente: Nouning The Totality of Wine


  • Author Tyson Stelzer continues to write his name in history. The prolific ... MasterChef personality Joe Bastianich. Stelzer was recognized this past Saturday at the event's opening-night dinner in Verona. “Tyson is a multi-award-winning Australian wine write, author of 14 wine books and a regular contributor to magazines,” a press release fro... Read More

    From the article Wine Writer Wins "Communicator of the Year" at International Competition


  • Bastianich Vespa Rosso Colli Orientali del Friuli DOC 2006

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