Sangiovese from Chianti Rufina, Tuscany, Italy.Available for as low as $16.From the bottle: "The Colognole estate winery has been … [Read more...]
The Best Italian Wine - The Reverse Wine Snob Picks!
Italian wine can be confusing but this is what happens when wine has been made in a place for hundreds and hundreds of years! Just don't let the confusion stop you from exploring the many fascinating wines and regions of Italy, it is one of our very favorite spots for great value wines.
Sangiovese is one of the major grapes in Italy, being the backbone of such renowned Italian wine as Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino as well as many Super Tuscans. A few of the often overlooked areas in Italy; however, may give the best value.
Alto Adige in the northern part of the country offers fascinating and affordable red and white wines. Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea likewise offers tremendous value in varieties like Nero d'Avola that you generally don’t find anywhere else. Of course we'll also offer some tried and true favorites from places like Tuscany and beyond and even the occasional Amarone and Barolo that falls into our price range.
Read on for our list of The Best Italian Wine Under $20!
60% Corvina, 30% Rondinella and 10% other varieties from Veneto, Italy.SRP of $9 and available for as low as $8. Sample submitted for … [Read more...]
100% Lagrein from Alto Adige, Italy.SRP of $25 and available for around $20 (Saturday Splurge). Sample submitted for review.From the … [Read more...]
60% Malvasia Bianca di Candia, 30% Trebbiano and 10% Malvasia del Lazio from from Lazio, Italy.SRP of $10 and available for as little as … [Read more...]
40% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 20% Syrah from Maremma, Tuscany, Italy.SRP of $29 and available for as low as … [Read more...]
100% Grechetto from Montefalco, Umbria, Italy.SRP of $20 and available for as low as $14. Sample submitted for review.From the … [Read more...]