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As is not uncommon, I was getting a bit excited about wine: a 2014 Feudi Bizantini Ikonia Pecorino from the Terre di Chieti in Abruzzo in this case. I'm at my local – and favourite – butcher and deli: Marino Meat and Food Store in Adelaide. "Pecorino, exactly like the cheese?" manager Marilena Marino asks. "Why is it called pecorino?" Stopped in my enthusiastic tracks and somewhat embarrassed, I confessed: "I don't know … but I will find out."