I'm crazy for Chianti! Reviewing a recent vintage of a favorite wine available at Costco.The Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti Rufina … [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!
A tiny wine region with a big history.The Capezzana Barco Reale di Carmignano is 70% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Canaiolo … [Read more...]
Fit for a superhero (or nobility), the silky, smooth and sweet Castello di Gabbiano Dark Knight.50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and … [Read more...]
The Tiamo Organic White and Rosé wines in a can, from Italy with love...100% Organic Grillo from Sicily and 100% Organic Montepulciano … [Read more...]
Exploring the signature variety of Sicily with the Mandrarossa Nero d'Avola Costa Dune. 100% Nero d'Avola from Sicily, Italy. The wine is … [Read more...]
The Piccini Memoro Rosso, an unusual but extremely tasty blend of varieties, regions and vintages. 40% Primitivo from Puglia, 30% … [Read more...]