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Pelavergas in Portland

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Pelaverga is a rare grape variety from the Piedmont region in Italy. It's the spicy Italian meatballs in the realm of Pinot Noir. It's inexpensive and delicious. Fringe Wine has a good explanation of it, and a bottle of Pelaverga is easily found in Portland. Here are a few places to find this delicious Italian wine.

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John's Market in southwest Portland has a few 2010 Verduno Pelaverga 2010 bottles left on the shelf. This could be easily mistaken for a Burgundy or a Barolo. Remedy Wine Bar in northwest Portland and Ava Gene's in southeast Portland both have the Basadone Pelaverga on their wine list. This wine has delightful acidity and savory, spicy characteristics that make it easily pair with food.

Check out the glass pour wine list at Coppia in northwest Portland, and you'll find yet another Pelaverga on the list in the likes of the Do ut Des.

Don't be put off by the strange name. This Italian Pelaverga wine is delicious!



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