The Two Faces of Soave

The New York Times

It’s no longer news that Italy makes great white wines. In the bad old days, the Italian whites available in the United States tended to be insipid mass-marketed brands or campy contrived bottles. But since then, a revival has introduced the world to wonderful selections from the Valle d’Aoste at the farthest reaches of Italy’s northwest, from Alto Adige and Friuli-Venezia Giulia in the extreme northeast, from Sicily at the southernmost end, and from just about everywhere in between.