Katarina Andersson

Costa degli Dei Wines on the Rise in Calabria

By Katarina Andersson / 15th February 2024

Wine production in the Costa degli Dei (Coast of the Gods) area along the Tyrrhenian coast in Calabria is starting to create a name for itself. Calabria has been on the rise for the last decade regarding small production and artisanal wineries, while from the post-WWII era, the larger-scale wineries had dominated the scene. Phylloxera…

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The Revival of Oltrepò Pavese Sparkling Wines

By Katarina Andersson / 28th September 2023

When visiting the Italian wine region Oltrepò Pavese, you can really feel the winds of history blow around you. It is an area where viticulture and winemaking dates to ancient times and many even consider it one of the most suitable areas in Italy for grape growing and winemaking. It is one of the most…

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The Phlegraean Fields and Sparkling Wines

By Katarina Andersson / 7th March 2023

The Phlegraean Fields (Campi Flegrei in Italian) is an active volcanic area located just northeast of Naples in Italy with a rich viticultural heritage. Urban heroic viticulture and winemaking are a bit of a hidden gem among the chaos of traffic, houses, and the dense population. The last time I was there, I woke up…

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