You are here:  Home >> Tasting articles >> Campania stories
Campania stories
23 Dec 2013 by Walter Speller
The most pressing matter in Campania is getting married, should you believe the many billboards along the way from Naples airport to Irpinia, one of Campania’s largest wine-producing regions. Smiley, happy youngsters in white wedding gowns and classic black suits are literally plastered all over the place. The Italian divorce statistics may tell a different story, but getting married is still very much the norm here. But I didn’t travel all the way to a cool and very rainy Irpinia last March to ponder ads for wedding attire. I was there to submerge myself in Campanian red wines. Arguably the most famous is Taurasi, made of...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10669 articles (two new most days) and 99598 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson