An excellent, inexpensive rendition of Brunello that a little detective work reveals comes from a top notch producer. The Costco Kirkland … [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!
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...]
Impressively tasty for just $6, the Trader Joe's Epicuro Primitivo di Manduria.Primitivo (Zinfandel) from Apulia, Italy. … [Read more...]
Keeping it simple can be quite delicious, the Il Bastardo Rosso di Toscana from Renzo Masi.100% Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy. The … [Read more...]
A very tasty and unique red blend in the world's heaviest bottle, the Tinazzi No 3 Vinum Italicum Opera Rosso available at … [Read more...]