Vincenzo Mercurio (Photo ©Tom Hyland) Falanghina, planted in all five provinces of Campania, has been a remarkable story over the past decade, its identity shifting from a simple high acid wine to one of richness and beautiful complexity, thanks to a handful of the region’s vintners. One of those winemakers is Vincenzo Mercurio, with whom … Continue reading The Future of Falanghina?
Along with some superb whites made from Greco, Fiano, Falanghina and a few other indigenous varieties, there are also some remarkable red wines produced in Campania. Without question, Aglianico is the principal variety of these bottlings. TAURASI The most famous Aglianico-based wine in Campania is Taurasi, produced from grapes grown in … Continue reading Great Reds of Campania – Aglianico