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The Marche (or Marches) is a region in central Italy’s eastern coast, or in the middle of the back of the “boot” on the Adriatic Sea. The rivers that run through it are the Metauro, Potenza, Tronto and Nera. There are a diverse number of microclimates thanks to the rolling hills off the Adriatic Coast and the Apennines Mountains, the rivers and the lowland areas. This affords wine-makers many choices between cool and warm climate grape growing conditions. 
Civilization and wine culture has been in the region since ancient times, starting with the Greeks, through the Etruscans, Romans, Byzantines and Lombards. In the 8th century, the Franks, including Charlemagne, began annexing the Marches to the papacy. This resulted in a heated land dispute between the Vatican and the ruling emperors, who attempted to retain portions of it as “fiefs,” which were controlled by various nobility. In the 10th century, the name “Marches,” which means &ldquo Read more »

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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Verdicchio

    Verdicchio is considered to be its native region’s most interesting white variety. Its history typifies the evolution...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Ugni Blanc

    Because so many Italian varieties are known as Trebbiano, its history is unclear. It may be named after the river Tre...

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  • Paucca Lacrima di Morro d'Alba Superiore Azienda Agricola F.lli Badiali 2016


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  • It's fun to discover new wine stores and the Raleigh Durham area seems to ... ... - TreixaduraMadonnabruna Marche IGT - PasserinaSella & Mosca Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva - Cannonau  I'll report tasting notes as these are consumed in the "And now for something completely different" threa Read More

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  • Agape Spumante Brut di Sante Cantina NV


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  • Le Vigne di Franca Crismon Marche Rosso IGT 2013


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  • Hi everyone! I am back from my incredible trip to Lyon...  will send ... ... few things:* I attended the Marche Saint-Antoine on Saturday... A-mazing!  . One of the things I bought at this market was a bottle of a Coteaux du Lyonnais ( I do... Read More

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  • Garofoli Rosso Piceno Farnio 2015


    excellent wine, very drinkable. Read More

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  • Crisio Verdicchio del Castelli di Jesi Classico Reserva 2012


    I cannot remember where I got this one from, but it is delightful, Pale yellow gold in the Glass. Opens with nutty stone fruit. Medium weight and mouthful with it seems, just the right amount of oak. Finishes with a bit of spice, bell pepper, and pear and orange rind. Quite enjoyable. Now, I just have to find it again. Read More

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  • Bianchello del Metauro Gazza di Sante Cantina 2015


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  • Spending a week in the sleepy village of Échenevex FR close to my ... ... Found in the local super marche for 5 Eu.  (Yes believe it or not only five Euro.) Medal winner at Macon last year. Perfect afternoon wine. 2nd pic is view of Mt Blanc from the Auberge. Min&nbs Read More

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