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by Fred McMillin
When Nonno Ran the Show
Gastronomic developments in 1924...
The Rest of the Story
Today's wine is a tribute to Nonno, made by the ten Indelicatos that all still live near that first vineyard-winery. Originally, it was only a vineyard selling grapes to fellow Italians in the East for legal home winemaking. Then, with Repeal in 1933, a winery was added.
For family events, Nonno would create a blend of his favorite red wines. In remembrance of that, the current family have created a similar blend, appropriately named...
Nonno's Traditional, 1998
I found an old review of an Indelicato wine (the name was changed to Delicato in 1974) that said it was "a good country wine." I'll add that this one is mighty good for we city slickers, too.
01/27/00—The Long Shot
01/26/00—The Jade Crusade
01/25/00—Top Bill Oakville
01/24/00—When the Gold Rolled
01/20/00—When the Bard Starred
01/19/00—Dry Sack Flashback
01/17/00—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
01/14/00—The Doctor's Encore
01/13/00—In Calaveras County
01/07/00—A New Winery for a New Millennium
01/04/00—Our Best Wine of 1999
01/03/00—Our Best Buy of 1999
This page created January 2000