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...]
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!
[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...]
Verbatim from the bottle (typos and all): Grapes: Nero d'Avola 100% Production area: South-western Sicily. Lot's of berry character with … [Read more...]
The 2009 Chiusa Grande Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Tommolo comes from Trader Joe's and is just $5.99. The bottle says it is made with organic … [Read more...]