Tag: Biancolella

Casale del Giglio Faro Della Guardia Biancolella di Ponza Lazio IGT 2019 label

Casale del Giglio and the Biancolella di Ponza Indigenous Grape

 mywinepal  August 11, 2020

Another indigenous Italian grape for you.  This one is the Biancolella of Ponza.  According to Casale del Giglio, “The Biancolella grape was introduced to the Island of Ponza from the Island of Ischia (in the Bay of Naples) during the 18th century, when the city was ruled by the Bourbon monarchs. Cultivation of the grape in the Lazio region is…

Casale del Giglio wine label

Casale del Giglio from Lazio to Vancouver

 mywinepal  June 1, 2020

Who is Casale del Giglio? Have you heard of Casale del Giglio?  They are an iconic brand located 50km south of Rome that is well known in Rome and Lazio.  Of interest is that they are working with the almost forgotten indigenous vines of Lazio. These include coastal varieties such as the Biancolella of Ponza, the Bellone of Anzio, and the…