FATTORIA FIBBIANO LE PIANETTE

“Fattoria Fibbiano: two souls, one heart” When you talk about Italian wines the conversation will always trend to the Area of Tuscany. Aside from its beauty, this part of Italy is steeped in history and tradition, legend and a true passion for life, love and wine. Some of the finest and most enjoyed wines inContinue reading “FATTORIA FIBBIANO LE PIANETTE”

EMPORIUM APPASSIMENTO ROSSO SALENTO

(This is a rerun of a post from December. But I just think it was worth repeating. This wine has lately become tougher to find so I wanted to keep it in our eye. It really is that good.) Sometimes, as you well know, just the look, the appearance of something really catches your eye,Continue reading “EMPORIUM APPASSIMENTO ROSSO SALENTO”

AVIGNONESI ROSSO di MONTEPULCIANO

“I want my wine to be true and authentic. Harmony in a glass.” Matteo Giustiniani, CEO, Winemaker Avignonesi winery Just outside the quiet little village of Valiano di Montepulciano, settled between Cortona and Montepulciano, sits the decades old winery, Avignonesi. Founded in 1974 by the Avignonesi family, the winery was purchased in 2009 by VirginieContinue reading “AVIGNONESI ROSSO di MONTEPULCIANO”

BORGO CONVENTI COLLIO PINOT GRIGIO

“Whoever said diamonds are a girl’s best friend, never drank wine” anonymous(male obviously) Okay. So if you don’t agree with the above quote, you are most probably a female. But if you take the time to think about it for a minute, you can maybe see that it does actually make some sense. You mayContinue reading “BORGO CONVENTI COLLIO PINOT GRIGIO”

MEZZACORONA PINOT GRIGIO 2018

“Nothing is so effective in keeping one young and full of lust as a discriminating palate thoroughly satisfied at least once a day.” Angelo Pelligrini (Italian Author) When I began writing this column I kind of had an idea of where I was going and what I wanted to do. I figured that I likeContinue reading “MEZZACORONA PINOT GRIGIO 2018”

VINO DELL’AMICIZIA FRIULI PINOT GRIGIO

Denominazione di Origine Controllata Grave “Chi lascia la via vecchia per la nuova, sa quel che perde e non sa quel che trova” (Who leaves the old road to the new doesn’t know what he finds) So this offering is a little different from my norm, and frankly a little out of my comfort zone.Continue reading “VINO DELL’AMICIZIA FRIULI PINOT GRIGIO”

CHÂTEAU les GRANDS MARÉCHAUX CÔTES DE BORDEAUX 2015

Grand Vin de Bordeaux Bordeaux is a major port city in Southwestern France. For centuries now it has been regarded as one of the world capitals of wine with its ideal location near the Atlantic Coast and crossed by the Garonne River. After coming under the rule of the Roman Empire, the region became mostContinue reading “CHÂTEAU les GRANDS MARÉCHAUX CÔTES DE BORDEAUX 2015”