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When "controlled place-name of origin" isn't enough... when "controlled place-name of origin -- guaranteed!" isn't either...

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zin1953 Mar 6, 2013 06:54 AM

http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-new...

  1. ellaystingray Mar 7, 2013 04:08 AM

    As if the DOP and IGP changes weren't already enough. It's like a collective unorganized effort to keep Italy as confusing and random (...30 months with at least 3 months bottle age...wtf? Screw Felsina, Rancia is only aged 16-18 months!) as possible. And just when I finally memorized the difference between Antoniolo, Antinori, Arcibaldo, Vigna de Alceo, Accaiolo and Assinaia. It's possible that last one doesn't exist.

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