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Producer Profile: Azienda Agricola Pacina di Giovanna Tiezzi Borsa

If you are familiar with our wine philosophy, you will know how important natural, traditional farming is to us. In general, we have found that those winemakers who have a closer relationship to their land translate their terroir most authentically. Giovanna and Stefano are pioneers in their growing community, not only for their organic farming but also their commitment to tradition in both the vineyard and wine cellar.

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Un Grande Vino: I Clivi Magnums

When he told me that the pallet that I had seen picked up the day before had magnums of this wine on it and was destined for Massachusetts, I was already placing the order for those bottles in my mind, hoping to transfer a little bit of my experience to my customers this holiday season.

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Part II: VinItaly ’10 – Memorable Tastings

One of the most memorable tastings I had at VinItaly was with Valli Unite, a cooperative I visited in 2006, located in the hills outside of Tortona (essentially in the DOC Gavi growing area).