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This Italian Grape Is Back From Near-Extinction, Thanks to One Winemaker

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Wine experts believe that Italy is home to more native wine grapes than any other country in the world. Yet many Italian wine lovers can't name more than a handful of the estimated 2,000 varieties of Italy, sticking to their preferred Nebbiolo or Sangiovese. Some of the country's most interesting grapes remain under the radar and ripe for discovery.
Consider Friuli-Venezia Giulia's Schioppettino, the savory, layered red that almost ceased to exist until the end of last century.
Think of Schioppettino as a cross between Syrah and Cabernet Franc ; it's similar enough to these two French...
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