Italy's Friuli Region Loses Tocai Name
Issue: December 15, 2006
Wine producers in Friuli, in the northeast corner of Italy, this year completed what will be the last harvest of one of the region's most popular single-variety whites, Tocai Friulano. Following a ruling by the European Union, wines made from local Tocai grapes will be labeled, beginning April 1, 2007, as Friulano, which simply means "coming from Friuli.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2006.