A Winemaker’s Mecca

Posted on: Monday, November 6th, 2000
Posted in: 3rd Stop: Italy, The RTW Tour, 2000-01 | Leave a comment

A Winemaker’s Mecca

11/6/00: Bolgheri, Italy

BolgheriA trip westward to the coast offered no escape from the heinous rain.

In fact, mudslides and fallen trees made us cut our journey short—to get back while we were still able. But first, a quick stop at the Bolgheri enoteca was essential, since that town brews both Sassicaia and Ornellaia—the “SuperTuscan” wines that have revolutionized Italy’s eonology and received rave reviews throughout the world.

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