Metodo Ancestrale

When I first read metodo¬†ancestrale (ancestral method) on a bottle of Prosecco I thought I'd struck idyll gold. Metodo ancestrale¬†is an old fermentation method that predates the industrial ones that democratized Prosecco and refined ones that elevated¬†champagne into a world-renowned superstar. Its simple roots began in Limoux, France in the 16th century. In the world … Continue reading Metodo Ancestrale

Raddicchio

The real meaning of enlightenment can be found in the radicchio. That is my philosophy and the philosophy of the Veneto. Like wines that are classified by geographical provenance, Radicchio di Treviso has its own IGP (Protected Geographical Indication) in Italy. And a bit in the way that Prosecco is a modern invention fostered by … Continue reading Raddicchio