Episode 20 - Aglianico, from Ancient to Modern, one of the world's greatest wine grapes

Episode 20 - Aglianico, from Ancient to Modern, one of the w...

Talking Wine with Prima Materia Vineyard & Winery

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Aglianico goes back millennia, and has only recently been appearing on the radar in the United States. Here in California it is of particular interest due to its ability to tolerate extreme heat and survive with very little water. We go over its history in Campania and Basicilata before diving into Aglianico's surprisingly short history in California. Then we go deep into growing Aglianico in the vineyard, cellar practices, and then how it ages s...
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Aglianico goes back millennia, and has only recently been appearing on the radar in the United States. Here in California it is of particular interest due to its ability to tolerate extreme heat and survive with very little water. We go over its history in Campania and Basicilata before diving into Aglianico's surprisingly short history in California. Then we go deep into growing Aglianico in the vineyard, cellar practices, and then how it ages s...
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