Giuseppe Quintarelli, one of Valpolicella's most legendary winemakers, died Jan. 15. He was 84. Quintarelli had suffered from Parkinson's disease. "[He] was the guru of Valpolicella," said Romano Dal Forno, who studied under Quintarelli. "He was an example, especially in those years when quality was not the main concern of most winemakers." Wine Spectator's Mitch Frank reports.
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