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La Maialina Chianti 2011

A phenomenal value sourced from some of the most prestigious estates in Tuscany, this is a friendly, easy going Chianti that pairs with a wide variety of dishes. 102 more words


Morellino di Scansano Italian WIne from the Southern Coast of Tuscany

I had an interesting  Taste of Tuscany when the Consorzio Tutela Morellino di Scansano brought their wine tour to the US.  Morellino is the local name for the Sangiovese grape clone. 146 more words

Italy Travel Guides

Up Hill and Down Vale...Longview vs Chapel Hill 2013 Rosé

Countdown to our impending visit to the SouthAustralia and the rolling Adelaide Hills, the maritime influenced McLaren Vale and the iconic Barossa Valley, here’s a quick Rosé battle royale from 2 neighbouring districts: The Mediterranean climes of McLaren Vale, with the welcoming sea influence to the more elevated and inland position of Adelaide Hills. 300 more words

Tasting Notes

Winery of the Week: Mannucci Droandi, An Organic Winery From Tuscany

Mannucci Droandi is a winery in the Valdarno area of Tuscany near the town of Montevarchi. The Valdarno is an ancient wine making region and is part of the province of Arezzo. 192 more words


Tuscan Basics

Friday night I went to an entry level class focusing on Tuscany at the Capital wine School. I haven’t had much exposure to Tuscan or indeed Italian wine  beyond your basic Chiantis, Barrolos etc. 524 more words


La Stella 'Fortissimo' 2008 BC VQA

Hello wine lovers and happy wine Wednesday!  I hope the sunshine is finding you and giving you hope, like it does me, that the warm weather is just around the corner… 507 more words


Best wine so far for this blog - Sardinia's Galana

Winery: Sardinia’s wine coop Cantina Del Vermentino Monti

Varietal:  25% Cagnulari, 25% Carignano, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Sangiovese (we have indigenous Sardinia grapes mixed with traditional French grapes). 366 more words