I love a great Lambrusco but whenever I mention the wine to folks, I always get a strange look. If you were born pre-1970 you think I’m talking about the horrific Riunite wine that flooded the market in the 70’s and 80’s. If you were born post-1970 you have no idea what I’m talking about.
The sweet Lambrusco that flooded the American market in the 1970’s and 80’s such as Riunite, has given the wine a less than stellar reputation. The good news is, quality Lambrusco is making its way back on the shelves and I’m doing my part to share the message that this wine is legit. (more…)