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Robert Camuto - Letter From Europe

Nov 142017

Robert Camuto - Letter From Europe

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Peace, Love and Amarone?

After a bitter lawsuit, feuding families in Valpolicella try to come together

Could there be peace in Amarone-land this holiday season?

After years of infighting in the vineyards around Verona, in northeastern Italy, the answer appears to be a resounding "Maybe."

In late October, an Italian court in Venice sided with the Valpolicella wine consortium in its years-long battle to stop a group of prominent producers from using the Amarone name to identify themselves as Amarone Families, or Famiglie Dell'Amarone d'Arte.