Mountain refreshment, the Terra Alpina Pinot Grigio Dolomiti from Alois Lageder.Pinot Grigio from 10 to 30 year-old vines in … [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 regions and wines 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 wines 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!
It's no Amarone but it's still pretty darn good for only $9, the Grand Alberone Rosso from Aldi.While neither Aldi or the producer … [Read more...]
We found a lot to love, including Amarone, when we visited Pasqua Wine Cellars in Verona, Italy.We took the opportunity of a recent … [Read more...]
A combination of factors make this wine seem almost too good to be true, the Kirkland Signature Chianti Classico Riserva from … [Read more...]
A highly quaffable find from Aldi, the Villanella Pinot Grigio.Pinot Grigio from Valdadige, Italy which covers the Trentino-Alto … [Read more...]
Easy to drink and even easier to enjoy, the Masi Bonacosta Valpolicella Classico DOC.70% Corvina, 25% Rondinella and 5% Molinara … [Read more...]