Category Archives : Umbria

Wine Review: 2009 Di Filippo – Etnico – Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG 15

Sagrantino Sagrantino is considered one of Italy’s most important¬†autochthonous red¬†grapes. Its origins are under debate but it is widley believed that the grape was brought to Italy by Byzantine monks from Asia Minor and has been grown in the region of Umbria for over a thousand years. For many centuries the grape variety was pretty […]

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Wine Guide: Umbria 6

Umbria – The landlocked region Umbria is a relatively small region in Central Italy which is split just into two provinces (Terni and Perugia). Its capital city is Perugia. Agriculture plays a massive part in the Umbrian economy – mostly olive oil, tobacco and wine.A total of 12 DOC and 2 DOCG wines come from […]