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Frascati: The Wine of Popes

Frascati, a light white wine grown exclusively in the Lazio region of Italy near Rome, is a relatively lesser known wine in the US that has a long rich history in Central Italy. Named after the town of Frascati, originally the ancient town of Tusculum, 25 km southeast...

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Montepulciano, an Uncommon Common Wine

Montepulciano, or Montepulciano di Abruzzo is, in my opinion, a very under-appreciated wine in the United States. While very good Cabernet Sauvignons and Merlots are ubiquitous throughout our region, a good Montepulciano is uncommon, if not rare. At Papa Joe's Wine...

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Expansion of the Wine Industry in Pennsylvania

Expansion of the Wine Industry in Pennsylvania

Recent changes in Pennsylvania liquor laws have resulted in rapid expansion of the winery industry in Pennsylvania. Our winery, Papa Joe's Wine Cellar, is but one of the many new wineries to open in the past few years. There are now well over 200 limited wineries in...

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