Category Archives: Italian

Vasari Montepulciano d’Abruzzo from Fratelli Barba

I confess. I am normally not a fan of Montepulciano. Not that I haven’t sampled delightful exceptions, but I usually prefer more acid, depth and individuality.  The Vasari Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2010, from Barba changed my mind-set. A bit of spice,

Vasari Montepulciano d’Abruzzo from Fratelli Barba

I confess. I am normally not a fan of Montepulciano. Not that I haven’t sampled delightful exceptions, but I usually prefer more acid, depth and individuality.  The Vasari Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2010, from Barba changed my mind-set. A bit of spice,

Saladini Pilastri Pecorino 2011 Is A Charmer

Michelangelo Imports Manhasset, NY Certified Organic SRP: $15   Saladini Pilastri was the first winery in the Piceno area to achieve the prestigious Tre Bicchieri award from Italy’s wine bible, the Gambero Rosso. All the winemaking is overseen by celebrated

Saladini Pilastri Pecorino 2011 Is A Charmer

Michelangelo Imports Manhasset, NY Certified Organic SRP: $15   Saladini Pilastri was the first winery in the Piceno area to achieve the prestigious Tre Bicchieri award from Italy’s wine bible, the Gambero Rosso. All the winemaking is overseen by celebrated

DEUTSCH FAMILY WINE & SPIRITS LAUNCHES ENZA, A DOC PROSECCO THAT EMBODIES THE SENSUALITY AND STYLE OF ITALY IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits (Deutsch Family), a leading marketer of award-winning wines and spirits from around the world, announced today that it is proud to introduce Enza Prosecco, which will be available nationwide in the U.S. starting December 2012.

DEUTSCH FAMILY WINE & SPIRITS LAUNCHES ENZA, A DOC PROSECCO THAT EMBODIES THE SENSUALITY AND STYLE OF ITALY IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits (Deutsch Family), a leading marketer of award-winning wines and spirits from around the world, announced today that it is proud to introduce Enza Prosecco, which will be available nationwide in the U.S. starting December 2012.

Merlot di San Leonardo, Demonstrates Italy’s Excellence With This Grape

Merlot di San Leonardo Wine: Merlot di San Leonardo Region: Trentino Oenologist: Carlo Ferrini Grapes: 100% Merlot Vineyards location: Adige valley Extension: 20 ha Orientation: south Altitude: 750 ft Vine training: Guyot and Pergola Soil: well-drained gravel and soil Total

Merlot di San Leonardo, Demonstrates Italy’s Excellence With This Grape

Merlot di San Leonardo Wine: Merlot di San Leonardo Region: Trentino Oenologist: Carlo Ferrini Grapes: 100% Merlot Vineyards location: Adige valley Extension: 20 ha Orientation: south Altitude: 750 ft Vine training: Guyot and Pergola Soil: well-drained gravel and soil Total

TENUTA FRESCOBALDI DI CASTIGLIONI 2009 PROVES HOW GOOD A $25 WINE CAN BE

LEGENDARY FAMILY-OWNED TUSCAN WINE COMPANY PUTS NAME PROMINENTLY ON FRONT LABEL FOR FIRST TIME While a $25 SRP may be a celebratory wine to some Americans, to others it is the benchmark, where retail wines become agreeably drinkable. Fitting tin

TENUTA FRESCOBALDI DI CASTIGLIONI 2009 PROVES HOW GOOD A $25 WINE CAN BE

LEGENDARY FAMILY-OWNED TUSCAN WINE COMPANY PUTS NAME PROMINENTLY ON FRONT LABEL FOR FIRST TIME While a $25 SRP may be a celebratory wine to some Americans, to others it is the benchmark, where retail wines become agreeably drinkable. Fitting tin

La Marca’s Prosecco Spumante Is A Sparkling Star

Founded more than 40 years ago, La Marca® is a winery cooperative representing over 5,000 winegrowers who farm over 17,000 acres in the area of Treviso, in the Veneto region of northern Italy. The name “La Marca” refers to the

La Marca’s Prosecco Spumante Is A Sparkling Star

Founded more than 40 years ago, La Marca® is a winery cooperative representing over 5,000 winegrowers who farm over 17,000 acres in the area of Treviso, in the Veneto region of northern Italy. The name “La Marca” refers to the

Valdo Rose Brut Is An Affordable Charmer

  THE VINEYARD Valdo’s Philosophy: “Prosecco” is the distinguishing factor on the regional level- refined aromas, balance and overall quality are the key features Valdo focuses on to produce unique and unrivalled products.  Valdo was started in 1926 by the

Valdo Rose Brut Is An Affordable Charmer

  THE VINEYARD Valdo’s Philosophy: “Prosecco” is the distinguishing factor on the regional level- refined aromas, balance and overall quality are the key features Valdo focuses on to produce unique and unrivalled products.  Valdo was started in 1926 by the