Super good again! The Kirkland Signature Toscana from Costco.While the varietal composition of the 2016 vintage is not listed, the … [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!
Trader Joe's delivers a true Amarone for less than $20, the Pasqua Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG "Black Label".65% Corvina, 25% … [Read more...]
Our latest Aldi find, the Belletti Prosecco DOC Extra Dry.Prosecco made from the Glera grape in Veneto, Italy. This wine is labeled … [Read more...]
An excellent, inexpensive rendition of Brunello that a little detective work reveals comes from a top notch producer. The Costco Kirkland … [Read more...]
Kudos to Trader Joe's for offering an extremely rare variety from Puglia and at $10 no less! The Ruggero di Bardo … [Read more...]
Take the fast track to good taste with the La Mora Maremma Toscana DOC Rosso from Cecchi.50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot from … [Read more...]