Cornelia Tessari and her award-winning smile.

Cornelia Tessari and her award-winning smile in Toronto last month.

There a lot of really terrible Soave out there, and this is a great pity as it brings down the reputation of what can be a tremendous wine. Tessari‘s Soave Classicos are examples of just what can be done with the Garganega given the right treatment on the right (volcanic) soils.

On her recent visit to Toronto ,we took Cornelia Tessari up a back alley for a natter about her family’s winery, and just what the volcanic soils bring to her family’s wines.

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Tessari are represented in Ontario by Nicholas Pearce Wines. Nicholas Pearce Wines are a Good Food Fighter.

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Jamie Drummond

Edinburgh-born/Toronto-based Sommelier, consultant, writer, judge, and educator Jamie Drummond is the Director of Programs/Editor of Good Food Revolution… And he had a lovely lunch… apart from the incident with his tooth.