Native Vines:


• Aglianico


• Greco
• Fiano
Important Wines:
• Greco di Tufo
• Fiano di Avellino
• Aglianico di Irpinia
• Taurasi
Important Producers:
• Feudi di San Gregorio
• La Guardiense
• Galardi
• Montevetrano
• di Marzo


Naples is the capital of this fertile region, carpeted with vines, hazelnut and forest.  It is beautiful and dramatic countryside and has more than a touch of wildness to it. 

Greco di Tufo DOCG
This is a white wine made from the grape Greco, grown in and around Tufo.  The flavour from grapes actually grown in Tufo is quite particular, the name means a soft rock, in this case it is volcanic and in Tufo there are areas rich in sulphur.

Taurasi DOCG
The wines from Taurasi were awarded their DOCG in 1970.  It is a red appellation whose wines must be Aglianico (85% or more).  The minimum ageing is three years, one of which must be in wood.  Until the early part of the 1990’s there was only one producer, Mastroberardino, now there are over 200.


our Campanian selection by Winemaker / Estate...

Bat and Bottle is Emma and me, there are no teams of copywriters or agencies helping us out and we are constantly limited by time.  For excellent sources of information go to my blog where I have embedded useful links.  These scribblings are personal and flawed. 



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  1. di Marzo. Vesuvia Rosso

    Pepper, redcurrant and bramble, round and warm, a delicious straightforward supple red with rosehip, damson, burnt strawberry and spice flavours.  

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  2. di Marzo. Aglianico Irpinia 2013

    Fresh, bright and forward fruit, lightly spiced, very pure, absolute pleasure.

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  3. di Marzo. Aglianico Irpinia 'Storiche' 2012

    Savoury, smoky damson fruit, fine tannin, an elegant and deeply flavoured wine with a long future ahead.

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  4. di Marzo. Taurasi Horeca 'Albertus' 2009

    This one is an epic, deep and rich, loaded with damson and cherry but what sets it apart from other Taurasi is the elegance and freshness harnessed to power.

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