Dracaena Wines

Welcome to our next installment of #WinephabetStreet. In this series, Debbie Gioquindo and I will be working our way through the wine world by way of the alphabet. Each month we will take the next letter in the alphabet and learn the characteristics and history of the grape, as well as suggested wine pairings. So uncork, unscrew or saber that bottle and connect with us as we chat, laugh and drink wine all in a laid back atmosphere.

I is for Itata Valley

Vines first appeared in the Itata Valley not far from the bay of Concepción in the 1500s and its reputation as a wine region continued to grow until the 1800s when the more fertile soils of the Central Valley to the north became fashionable.

Itata Valley, the largest winegrowing region in Southern Chile is located at the cross of the Itata and Ñuble Rivers, this area features unique characteristics in the southern lands: its humid Mediterranean weather, the presence of lower temperatures than in other valleys and well defined seasons, a good soil and plenty of light. 

In My Glass

Variety is the spice of life and we have loads of options for you to choose from in order to listen. Ready to listen now? Just click the play button.

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Ep. 41 Welcome to Winephabet Street; I is for Itata

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Podcasting not really your thing? No problem, You can watch a replay of  the live stream video on our YouTube channel or right here. I hope you enjoy!  

Our next episode of Winephabet Street will air on Monday, March 19th at 8pm EST. You can sign up for a reminder here. The letter of the day will be J and it stands for Jacquere.

~Sláinte!

Past episodes:

A is for Albariño video   and podcast

B is for Beaujolais video and podcast

C is for Carménère video  (we had some audio difficulty) and podcast

D is for Dolcetto video and podcast

E is for Etna video and podcast

F is for Furmint video and podcast

G is Gruner Veltliner video and podcast

H is for Horse Heaven Hills video and podcast

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