Forget all the fancy names like Classico and Riserva, sometimes a basic Chianti like this one from Cecchi is all you really need.90% … [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!
Bulk Buy on a value-priced Nebbiolo, the Nino Negri Quadrio Valtellina Superiore DOCG.90% Nebbiolo and 10% Merlot from Valtellina, … [Read more...]
The Mionetto Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG and the Cuvée Anniversario 1887–2017 Millesimato Brut Nature with no residual … [Read more...]
I'm crazy for Chianti! Reviewing a recent vintage of a favorite wine available at Costco, the Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti Rufina … [Read more...]
A light, lively and refreshingly low alcohol sweet white, the Castello del Poggio Moscato.Moscato from Provincia di Pavia, Lombardy, … [Read more...]
A taste of an exclusive grape from Piedmont, three excellent Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato wines from Luca Ferraris.Ruchè … [Read more...]