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.