Italy’s Biggest Grape-naming Blunder: Do you Know About the Gamay of Lago Trasimeno?

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 10:00
Madrevite-winemaker-in-vines_(winemaker on vespa in vineyards) photo by: Madrevite  We are in good hands with winemaker Nicola Chiucchiurlotto as a leader in the future of Gamay del Trasimeno

Along the Tuscan border sits Lake Trasimeno, situated in a north-west pocket of Umbria and just a stone’s throw away from some of the most prominent Sangiovese producers in the world. Even the most seasoned traveler may zip past this lakeshore on the way to discovering the better-known wine regions of Umbria like Montefalco (home to the Sagrantino grape) and Orvieto (known for their historic white blends). However, if you are willing to put on the breaks and spend a day exploring

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