On the flight to Milan, I was rolling the name, “Oltrepò Pavese”, around in my head. The Pavese bit made plenty of sense as this is a wine region located within the province of Pavia in Lombardia, Italy. The Oltrepò part I couldn’t fathom until during a talk by the director of the consorzio, Carlo Veronese, where he said that it’s, “the other Po” as in the other side of the Po River which then made total sense. I’d accepted their offer of a trip to the region with a […]

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