Italians in London

Antonio Tiberio, Tione, Onna and Trebbiano Abruzzese pergola-trained vines

Among the Italian wines we have tasted this spring, Walter was particularly struck by the ambition of the white wines now reaching these shores – including those of Antonio (pictured, with old pergola-trained Trebbiano vines) and Cristiana Tiberio. There are many red gems also, reviewed by Jancis and Julia below.  

Walter writes It has been a while since I happened to be in London at the same time as the annual Armit Italian wine portfolio tasting. The company went through a rough patch a couple of years ago, in which quite a bit of pruning reduced the number of estates...