Archive | Italy

Paolo E Noemia D’Amico Falesia

Wine Review: 2011 Paolo E Noemia D’Amico Falesia Chardonnay, Lazio, Italy The winery harvested the grapes from 30 year old vines at a vineyard located between Rome and Florence, overlooking Umbria, in the gentile climate of Central Italy.  (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Chardonnay, Italy1 Comment

Donnafugata Mille e Una Notte Contessa

Wine Review: 2008 Donnafugata Mille e Una Notte Contessa Entellina, Sicily, Italy I’ve tasted my share of Sicilian Nero d’Avola wines, so trust me when I say the 2008 Donnafugata Mille e Una Notte Contessa is probably the best example I‘ve had—ever! Many critics compare this grape to Syrah, but this particular example is like no […]

Read the full story

Posted in Italy, Other Reds, Red Wine, Wine Reviews0 Comments

Sartori di Verona Villa Marzia Limoncello Lemon Liqueur

Sartori di Verona Villa Marzia Limoncello Lemon Liqueur, Italy I grew up working in the restaurant business in Memphis, Tennessee. The Italian family I worked for made their own Limoncello and it was an honor when I was invited to imbibe upon a tipple. On many occasions where I have worked with Italian chefs, I […]

Read the full story

Posted in Italy0 Comments

2009 Elena Walch Castel Ringberg Lagrein

Wine Review: Elena Walch Castel Ringberg Lagrein Alto Adige Riserva, Italy Wines from the Alto Adige region in Italy often bring tasting opportunities that are unique in so many ways. No other wines represent that statement better than the wines from Elena Walch. This 2009 Lagrein brings dark brooding joy as the aromas rev up […]

Read the full story

Posted in Italy, Other Reds, Wine Reviews1 Comment

2009 Donnafugata Sicilla Rosso Tancredi

Wine Review: 2009 Donnafugata Sicilla Rosso Tancredi Tancredi from Donnafugata is an unusual blend of three grapes—Cabernet Sauvignon, Nero d’Avola and Tannat. This trio grown in Sicily provides a woven netlike body that ebbs and flows exhibiting a spirit (existential not alcoholic) indicative to the island of Sicily. If you get nostalgic for the old […]

Read the full story

Posted in Italy, Other Reds, Wine Reviews0 Comments

Video: Wines of Southern Italy

Video: Wines of Southern Italy By director Jim Fitzpatrick. The LCBO takes you on journey through the wines of Southern Italy. Beginning with the sun-baked beauty and unique wines of Sicily, this journey continues on the mainland through historic Campania and over to Apulia, the fertile region that forms the heel of the Italian boot.  […]

Read the full story

Posted in Italy0 Comments

Want the latest news first? Like Us!

Inspiration

A random exploration of our daily reads

Tweet!

Categories

snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake snowflake