Tasty Italian wines to buy now

Mar 13, 2020 287

BY: Dale Robertson

When Alessandro Rotolo came to Houston from Italy’s Friuli region at the end of January to present his family’s Schiopetto wines, the coronavirus was a non-topic. Not once did it come up in our conversation, although it had already been killing people in China for more than a month.

The same was true when Salvatore Ferragamo, whose famous fashion family produces the Il Borro wines in Tuscany, hosted a dinner at Emmaline the same night. This despite the fact that Ferragamo and his wife did visit a doctor between wine events that day because both were under the weather. In fact, he had to beg off from a scheduled interview with me. Their diagnosis, fortunately, was travel fatigue. No one thought twice about it, either.

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SOURCE: https://www.houstonchronicle.com

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