Italian authorities: 5 wineries cited for “cutting and softening wine” in “Operation Mixed Wine”

Tracie B and I are at Canyon Lake with her family and I have limited internet access but I was able to post a hasty translation of breaking news at VinoWire: “Operation Mixed Wine,” as it has been dubbed, has officially declassified 40% of the 6.7 mil liters of Brunello impounded and 40% of the 1.7 mil liters of Rosso di Montalcino and Chianti. Read my translation here. I’ll be back at my desk later so stay tuned…

One thought on “Italian authorities: 5 wineries cited for “cutting and softening wine” in “Operation Mixed Wine”

  1. “Bad boys, bad boy, whatcha gonna do”- I love hearing about the latest raids of the Italian Wine Police. Thanks for translating the info – it’s hard to even find this information in Italian sometimes.

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