Aglianico, an Italian grape variety to get to know. 100% Aglianico from Campania, Italy. The wine is fermented in stainless steel and … [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!
Prosecco perfection? Prosecco sparkling wine from Veneto, Italy. The wine is fermented in stainless steel. Secondary fermentation … [Read more...]
Sangiovese and Sagrantino, better together. A blend of Sangiovese and Sagrantino from Montefalco, Italy. The wine is aged in French … [Read more...]
Double Duty! This one makes a great pick for both Christmas and New Year's. Sparkling Rosé made from Pinot Noir in Alto Adige, Italy. … [Read more...]
Daily drinker alert! Two highly recommended wines under 12 bucks each. … [Read more...]
Yes, our latest Trader Joe's find is a food wine and that's a wonderful thing. 70% Corvina, 20% Rondinella and 10% Molinara from … [Read more...]