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Barbera D’Asti 2015 DOCG with Italian Meatballs

February was a difficult month for wine and food matching and it has been quite an adventure to discover such a gorgeous red wine. It is from the beautiful Piedmont region in northwest Italy and has DOCG on the neck of the bottle.  364 more words


Amarone is for lovers 😍

Hello fellow wine lovers and welcome back to the Sip Life! One of my favorite holidays is swiftly approaching- Valentine’s Day! I’m sure my honey has an amazing day of romance planned, but it wouldn’t be complete without something equally romantic to sip on. 831 more words


Wine 5: Barbera (and pizza)

I have never been to Italy, but after this week’s wine, I feel as though I must….and soon! In addition to the beautiful land, language, and culture that is Italy, this country grows an abundance of unique grapes used in wine-making. 986 more words


Checking in - 1998 Travaglini Gattinara

I’m trying to remember the first time I had a Travaligni wine, it may have been just before or around the time the grapes for this wine were grown. 651 more words


Wine Review Online: Taurasi Riserva DOCG Piano di Montevergine 2011 95 pts

Michael Apstein gives Feudi di San Gregorio, Taurasi Riserva DOCG (Campania, Italy) Piano di Montevergine 2011 95 points on WineReviewOnline.com

He notes that “ I hate to say that an almost $75 a bottle of wine is a bargain, but, if you have 75 bucks to spend on a wine, here it is.  108 more words


The Villages of Barolo and Barbaresco

Prior to buying Kerin O’Keefe’s book, Barolo and Barbaresco, The King and Queen of Italian Wine, I had no idea there are multiple villages that make up the Barolo and Barbaresco wine regions. 239 more words


Morellino Di Scansano Riserva 2013

I purchased this wine to answer my critics who say “Why don’t you ever review wines from Lidl or Aldi?” I have purchased some wines from Lidl but haven’t enjoyed them enough to write about them.  371 more words