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Warm Up: Pelaverga

By Erin Scala. Tasting Pelaverga can help broaden a general approach to wine in the Piedmonte. Though Pelaverga has been grown in the region for centuries, and was even a popular table grape, its popularity dropped after the world wars, and in the mid 1900s it was sometimes given away as a gift between winemakers and their friends. Today it enjoys local Piedmonte popularity, particularly in Verduno, and growing interest in a global marketplace.
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