An excellent example of an Italian variety that almost went extinct, the Umani Ronchi Vellodoro Terre di Chieti Pecorino. 100% … [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!
Pairs well with good food and good company, the Cecchi Chianti Classico Storia di Famiglia. 90% Sangiovese, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon and … [Read more...]
Smooth, velvety, delicious and made using the appassimento method, the Gran Passione Rosso. 60% Merlot and 40% Corvina from Veneto, … [Read more...]
A new pick for one of our favorite categories of wine, $8 Italian Reds. The Masciarelli Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. 100% Montepulciano … [Read more...]
We’re dreaming of Sicily with the dreamy Donnafugata SurSur Grillo. Grillo from the Contessa Entellina estate and neighboring areas … [Read more...]
Fresh, smooth and a bit rustic, the delicious Tenuta di Gracciano della Seta Rosso di Montepulciano. A blend of organically grown … [Read more...]