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Moratti: sparkling wines from Oltrepò Pavese

Oltrepò Pavese Oltrepò Pavese is a wine growing area in Lombardy, in the very north of Italy not far from Milan, that borders both Piedmont and Emilia Romagna. It is best known as a longstanding stronghold of the Pinot Nero grape variety, most of which is used to produce sparkling wines. Although Oltrepò Pavese wines are not particularly well known in England, this region is Italy's third largest wine producing region by volume, only behind Asti and Chianti.  Moratti The Moratti family is one of Italy's largest and most important family's. Angelo Moratti, 1909-1981, founded the Saras Group - one of the largest petroleum refining companies in the world - and was for many years owner and chairman of Inter Milan. He was the father of the late Gian...

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