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Kings Korner Newsletter
It’s that time again when we share exciting news with our King Umberto family! We have an Autumn/Winter newsletter full of happy announcements, a wine to try, a recipe that will delight, and much more. We hope you look forward to reading this edition as much as we enjoy sharing it with you.
The Fontodi estate sits on hills in the heart of the chianti classico subregion. Each wine estate along the "Chianti Road" south of Siena has its own unique climate depending on the steepness of the hills and direction which the land faces. The Fontodi vineyards are highly desirable because of their western exposure, which gives the benefits of cooling sea breezes, and their superior elevation, which provides an abundance of rain. The name Fontodi is derived from an ancient Lombard phrase, fonte de oro, which means a place rich with water.
Soak the lentils in 2 quarts of cold water for about 1 hour. Rinse the head of escarole well, tearing apart and discarding the outer leaves; drain, chop the escarole heart, and set aside.