$5.99 at Trader Joe's.From the bottle: Made only from Nero d'Avola grapes, this is a great wine with a beautiful rich, bright garnet … [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 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!
$5.99 at Trader Joe's (Pictured: 2008 Trentatre Rosso Ratings Champion)From the bottle: This unique wine comes from the Apulia Region … [Read more...]
80% Negroamaro and 20% Malvasia Nera from Italy. Available for $5.99 at Trader Joe's.From the bottle: A blend of Negroamaro 80% and … [Read more...]
[Note 3/12/2011: Do not confuse the 2008 Trentatre Rosso with the 2009 that is on Trader Joe's shelves now. Read the 2009 … [Read more...]
Another good pizza wine for just $5.99 from Trader Joe's.From the bottle: This red wine shows intense blackberry and cherry notes … [Read more...]
This wine comes from Costco and is just $11.99. Overall it wasn't bad, but my wife and I both preferred the 2009 Chiusa Grande Montepulciano … [Read more...]