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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


Aziende Piazzini Chianti 2014

Winery: Azienda Piazzini
Varietal: Chianti

Date Purchased: 10/2/2016
Location Purchased: Total Wine
Cost: $9.99
Date Consumed: 10/17/2016

Review/Notes: This one was opened to go with chicken in a scotch cream sauce with white rice and lima beans. 155 more words


Wine appellations, are really nonsense?

Are wine appellations really nonsense? Are appellations the reason why Lidl sells Chianti at £3.99? Will it make any difference if instead of the “appellation” the label will have the grape? 1,029 more words


Wine and Culture: Suvereto DOCG

Suvereto is a beautiful Tuscan town of only 3,000 inhabitants in the southern part of Livorno province. This gorgeous little town is situated in the Val di Cornia (Cornia Valley) on the Costa degli Etruschi (Etruscan Coast) and is the home to the Suvereto DOCG wine, one of the most exciting Tuscan wines. 375 more words


Old World for 500, Alex

Light garnet, heavily bricking.  Big, big funk–all KINDS of old wet Euro dog funk–rolls off in droves to the point you almost consider it tainted.  But it is not.   153 more words


Wine and Culture: Montecucco DOC

The Montecucco wine region is situated in Southern Tuscany between Montalcino the birthplace of the famous Brunello di Montalcino DOCG wine – and Scansano – the home of the gorgeous… 270 more words


Wine and Culture: Morellino di Scansano DOCG

Tuscany offers us a virtually inexhaustible range of extraordinary wines. The next we will discuss is the Morellino di Scansano DOCG Sangiovese-based red wine, which has not yet received the recognition it deserves. 414 more words