This is definitely not your typical simple Montepulciano but something much more complex and rewarding. The Masciarelli Marina Cvetic … [Read more...]
The Best Italian Wine - The 2020 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!
A soft, sweet and smooth white blend from Aldi, the Grande Alberone Bianco.A white blend of 34% Chardonnay, 33% Catarratto and 33% … [Read more...]
Looking for a Christmas splurge? The Massolino "Serralunga d'Alba" Barolo DOCG fits the bill!Nebbiolo from Serralunga d'Alba, … [Read more...]
A simple yet lovely wine, the Renzo Masi Chianti DOCG from Rufina.95% Sangiovese and 5% Colorino from Chianti Rufina, Tuscany, … [Read more...]
Montepulciano like you've never tasted it before, the Umani Ronchi San Lorenzo Rosso Conero.100% Montepulciano from Conero, Marche, … [Read more...]
Another Italian wine with a big score (98 points??) and an even bigger bottle, but does it live up to the hype? The Ronco di Sassi Vino … [Read more...]