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An Italian Prince's Cellar Rediscovered

Posted by perle0 on 2004-12-29 12:08:15 (3003 views)

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An eccentric Italian prince made amazing wine from humble grapes from just after WWII until 1995, when he ordered his vines pulled up.

Recently his cellar of 14,000 bottles was given to an Italian wine writer on the condition that he make sure they were dispersed properly, and the world rediscovered Fiorano wine only after it had stopped being made.

Read the full story, written by the NY Times. Free registration required--but it's well worth it.


 

Fiorano wines
Posted by Joshua on 2006-09-22 18:34:16
Hi may i join your club and read more about this interesting wine.

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