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Borgo SanLeo Prosecco Brut NV

Prosecco is made from the grape Glera but there’s plenty of moves happening to make Prosecco the legal name, thereby meaning that it can only come from near Trieste in the north east of Italy. 124 more words

Tasting Notes

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Malvasia Bianca Lunga

This week’s indigenous variety is Malvasia Bianca Lunga. This one hails first and foremost from Tuscany but can also be found in many other Italian regions including the Veneto, Puglia and Lazio. 318 more words


Antonio Vallana e Figlio, Alto Piemonte, Part II

Before Marina begins to show me the (Boca) vineyard, and explain the quadretto vine training system (used only at this site), she takes great care to explain the family history. 710 more words

Italian Wine Blog

Baby Baby Barolo

Clear thin garnet with wide amber edges.  A tiny bottle funk breathes out fast, screaming: Euro-village before turning to full-on horse-stall and sharp succulent tarred nutmeg with a slight burn of alcohol.   166 more words


Porta Dante Prosecco Superiore NV

Pinnacle are ultimately owned by the Woolworths Group, but do work with some quality brands internationally. This wine exclusive to Dan Murphy’s stores. Prosecco is the recognised “style” name of the glera grape. 61 more words

Tasting Notes

Il Tarocco Chianti Classico - 2014 - DOCG - Wine Review - Trader Joe's

December 10, 2016

This is another fine wine from Italy at Trader Joe’s for a very reasonable price considering the quality.  The wine is dry and totally smooth with an earthy mouth feel and enough bite/character to separate this from a lesser Chianti.   142 more words


Along the Wine Trail: Sommariva Perno & Vezza d’Alba


Sommariva Perno is the municipality with the smallest number of vine-planted hectares belonging to the DOCG denomination: 4.53 of Arneis and 0.91 of Nebbiolo, making up 0.53% of the vine-planted hectares belonging to the denomination. 403 more words