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USA TODAY and Venica & Venica: Tasting tour of Italy’s Friuli-Venezia Giulia
>> … Giampaolo Venica, whose wines can be found in some of the best restaurants in the world, is one of the region’s most enthusiastic ambassadors.
His family’s almost-90-year-old Venica & Venica winery is known for its fragrant whites – Friulano, Malvasia and Sauvignon Blanc. The vineyards’ unique location in the picturesque Collio DOC gives the wines impressive depth. “The rolling hills with many microclimates surrounded by trees allow for wines with more complexity.” says Venica.
Tastings at the winery, which has several rooms for rent on the property, naturally feature a bounty of salumi from the best Friulian producers. “We pair the wines with products like local prosciutto, local cheeses and fresh fish from the Adriatic,” he says…<<
@Wendy Ramunno | Special to USA TODAY
Published Jul 24, 2019