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Italian Cabernet Franc: The mighty French grape finds an Ideal Home in Italy

03 March 2018 | 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM GMT-7
The City Club of San Francisco, Grand Salon 9th Floor
155 Sansome St
USD 150.00


Monica Larner
Wine Advocate Reviewer
Monica Larner is a wine critic and author based in Rome. She is the Italian Reviewer for The Wine Advocate and RobertParker.com, the bimonthly wine publication and website founded by wine critic, Robert Parker. In 2003, Larner was selected to be the very first dedicated Italian wine editor for Wine Enthusiast. She is also a two-time winner of the Best Young Journalist of the Year (2008, 2010), one of the top honors given out yearly at the VinItaly exposition. In 2012, Larner won Best International Journalist also presented by the Comitato Grandi Cru d'Italia panel at VinItaly. Through her work at The Wine Advocate, Larner's opinion on Italian wines is often cited by mainstream media publications like Forbes and Newsweek.She has been described by Robert Parker as "...one of the most comprehensive writers of Italian wines out there."


Cabernet Franc expresses its inner-Italiano in this fascinating collection of wines. This stubborn grape from France finds a perfect home in the laid-back and sun-drenched vineyards of Italy, discovering its secret soul along the way. Find out why Italy and Cabernet Franc are a match made in heaven.