Italian Wine Podcast

Ep. 1298 in which Marc Millon interviews Cristina Varchetta of the Cantine Astroni  in Naples 🍷More about the winery:The Varchetta family has been making wine for over a hundred years and has always placed attention to the territory at the base of their work without ever losing sight how important pleasure is. In was in […]

Gambero Rosso International: Campi Flegrei Piedirosso Tenuta Camaldoli Ris. 2017.

DESCRIPTION VINEYARD | Once a hunting reserve for the Bourbons and today a WWF Natural Park, the Astroni crater also baptises this beautiful reality located in the portion of the city of Naples that falls within the Campi Flegrei area. The vineyard is located on the southern slope of the Camaldoli hill, on loamy-sandy soils of […]

Naples’ Volcanic Wines

Around the ancient southern Italian town, unique native wines are made amid still-active volcanoes The first morning I woke in western Naples’ Campi Flegrei area, the view from my hotel terrace seemed paradisiacal. Looking down the verdant hillsides, I took in the late-summer panorama of the glistening Gulf of Naples framed by the islands Capri […]