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Charles Oleary

January 2024 Wine Club

Podere Pradarolo | "Indocilis" Barbera Rosé Pet-Nat | Emilia Romagna, Italy | 2020 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Pair with: Pizza, pasta, prosciutto, parmigiano, mortadella, balsamico🍇 Grape Variety: 100% Barbera🌱 Farming: Organic with biodynamic & regenerative principles🍾 Winemaking: no sulfur added, native yeast fermentation, no filtration, secondary fermentation with chilled must, not disgorged 🧑🏼‍🌾 Winemaker: Alberto Carretti & Claudia Iannelli🌎 Region: Ceno Valley, Emilia Romagna, Italy🌡 Serve: Cold Alberto Carretti, initially a dairy technologist and Culatello Ham producer, transitioned to winemaking with a passion for ancient methods. He's drawn to natural fermentations, avoiding artificial preservatives to showcase local terroir, emphasizing the link from the...

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Charles Oleary

November 2023 Wine Club

Il Farneto | "Rio Rocca New Player in Town" | Trebbiano Pet-Nat | Emilia Romagna | 2021 Il Farneto is a small biodynamic estate nestled in the hills of Emilia-Romagna-- Italy's gastronomy capital responsible for sharing Prosciutto di Parma, Balsamico di Modena, Mortadella, Bolognese, and more gluttonous perfection with the rest of the world. The wines, most famously Lambrusco, are meant to wash down mountains of formaggi e salumi.  Il Farneto farms 8 hectares of local indigenous varieties, Spergola (white) and Marzemino (red). They also work with other regional grapes like Lambrusco and Trebbiano. Flavio Restani employs ancient techniques, prioritizing the long-term health...

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Charles Oleary

Thanksgiving Wine Details 2023

Villa Di Corlo, Lambrusco di Sorbara, "Rolfshark" Rosato, 2022 Antonia Munari owns and operates VIlla di Corlo, a family estate in the plains of Emilia Romagna. It is one of the region’s few properties that is genuinely dedicated to pushing the envelope with organic farming. Furthermore, the entire winery is solar-powered and carbon-neutral, the vineyards are organic, and there is a concerted, consistent effort to take the entire operation in an ever more “green” direction. Antonia farms the gamut of Lambrusco sub-varieties and bottles wine under multiple appellations, but the focus is always the same: juicy, clean, user-friendly “restaurant-style” Lambrusco...

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