How grape varieties arrived to where they are in the world is always a point of fascination for me and it’s what piqued my curiosity about Malvasia de Sitges in Catalunya which I wrote about at length last fall. It’s hard to know if the theory holds that this variant of Malvasia (“officially” [*] known under its Italian name, Malvasia di Lipari) came across the Mediterranean from Monemvasia in Greece […]
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