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2008 Ferrari Perlé Metodo Classico Brut Trento

2008 Ferrari Perlé Metodo Classico Brut Trento

A NEW D.O.C. IS BORN: FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA D.O.C.

A NEW D.O.C. IS BORN: FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA D.O.C.

ENHANCING THE IDENTITY OF THE TERROIR   THE FIRST BOTTLES OF THE NEW DENOMINATION WILL HIT THE SHELVES IN 2017 D.O.C. – F.V.G. Consortium Press ReleaseA long journey that began with plans, ideas and hopes, which lasted several decades, has finally culminated in July with the creation of Friuli Venezia Giulia D.O.C. The first bottles […]

2013 Rivetto Barbera d’Alba Nemes

2013 Rivetto Barbera d’Alba Nemes

2013 Rivetto Ca Vanin Barbaresco

2013 Rivetto Ca Vanin Barbaresco

2012 Rivetto Barolo Serralunga d’Alba

2012 Rivetto Barolo Serralunga d’Alba

2013 Piazza Barbaresco

2013 Piazza Barbaresco

2015 Pizzolato Moscato Dolce Treviso

2015 Pizzolato Moscato Dolce Treviso

2015 Pizzolato Fields Prosecco Brut

2015 Pizzolato Fields Prosecco Brut

SUNNY HOLIDAY CHEER

SUNNY HOLIDAY CHEER

It’s here! Holiday shopping, festive parties, and the time of year to rock the ugliest sweaters ever made. I have selected some of my personal favorites wines and spirits of 2016 to assist you with your holiday beverages and up your game. These are all value-priced and easy to find online @drync or @eBay wines, or at your […]

GAME ON – TWO WINES FOR TURKEY DAY

GAME ON – TWO WINES FOR TURKEY DAY

What wines go with Turkey? That also pair nicely with all the sides? Now that is a bit complicated. So why don’t we reverse engineer this scenario and start with, what will my friends and family enjoy, that won’t steal the show or dent my budget? Check out this eclectic Italian duo. I recommend this […]

2015 Casal Thaulero Borgo Thaulero Trebbiano d’Abruzzo

2015 Casal Thaulero Borgo Thaulero Trebbiano d’Abruzzo

nv Chloe Prosecco Veneto

nv Chloe Prosecco Veneto

2014 Avignonesi Rosso di Montepulciano

2014 Avignonesi Rosso di Montepulciano

ITALIAN WINE SCHOLAR PROGRAM RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM THE ITALIAN TRADE COMMISSION

ITALIAN WINE SCHOLAR PROGRAM RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM THE ITALIAN TRADE COMMISSION

Press Release The Wine Scholar Guild’s Italian Wine Scholar Program received official endorsement from the Italian Trade Commission (ITA). The Italian Trade Commission is a governmental body whose role is to promote the internationalization of Italian companies in line with the strategies of the Italian Ministry for Economic Development. It identifies and connects Italian and […]

2015 Conte Brandolini d’Adda Friulano Friuli Grave

2015 Conte Brandolini d’Adda Friulano Friuli Grave

2015 Conte Brandolini d’Adda Pinot Grigio Friuli Grave

2015 Conte Brandolini d’Adda Pinot Grigio Friuli Grave

2014 Castello Di Gabiano La Braja Barbera d’Asti

2014 Castello Di Gabiano La Braja Barbera d’Asti

2010 Castello Di Gabiano Adornes Barbera d’Asti Superiore

2010 Castello Di Gabiano Adornes Barbera d’Asti Superiore

2013 Rivetto Nebbiolo Langhe Piemonte

2013 Rivetto Nebbiolo Langhe Piemonte

2009 Conte Brandolini d’Adda Vistorta Friuli Grave

2009 Conte Brandolini d’Adda Vistorta Friuli Grave

nv Mionetto Prestige Gran Rose Extra Dry Italy

nv Mionetto Prestige Gran Rose Extra Dry Italy

LABOR OF LOVE – Wine Family Women of Piemonte

LABOR OF LOVE – Wine Family Women of Piemonte

BOOK REVIEW BY CATHERINE FALLIS MASTER SOMMELIER Suzanne Hoffman first visited the northern Italian region of Piemonte with her second-generation Sicilian mother, Frances Castrogiovanni Manale, in 1999 while her husband was away in China. Upon arrival, they found it cold, wet, foggy and not very inviting. At table, however, the real pleasures of this region […]

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2012 Pio Cesare Barolo

2012 Pio Cesare Barolo

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2011 Sergio Zingarelli Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

2011 Sergio Zingarelli Chianti Classico Gran Selezione