Just outside Modena is where you will find Gian Paolo Isabella and his winery Podere il Saliceto. In other parts of the world he is more well known and a world class Muay Thai champion.
Posted on September 07, 2021
The wines are grown on the beach 300 meters from the Adriatic Sea. THIS is summer, beach wine. Cheers!
Posted on July 03, 2021
We’re talking about the wide range of traditional wines from central and Eastern Emilia-Romagna. They're almost always dry and hold bright acid and tickly effervescence.
Posted on June 12, 2021
Aromatic, volcanic, fiery and powerful but with surprising lift and the sort of dusty, amaro laced flavors that keep you coming back for more.
Posted on May 29, 2021
For lovers of Piedmontese wines, the name Oddero is synonymous with both quality and history. Most would be surprised there is not only one Oddero in the Langhe
Posted on April 18, 2021
We love island wines, and we love wines grown on volcanoes. Therefore it stands to reason that we especially love wine from volcanic islands . . . and we do!
Posted on March 25, 2021
“This is the next Conterno” or “it tastes just like Raveneau” are the kinds of hyperbole I hear all the time. But sometimes, every once in a while, they are right on. This was the case when I was introduced to the beautiful wines of Amorotti.
Posted on March 11, 2021
This is a wine story unlike any other. Fate and circumstance meeting up with dedication and tradition, just an hour outside of Italy’s most famous city. The nuns had been working for decades, unknown to the wine world. But Giampiero found them, created an authentic and dedicated relationship with the Sisters that has greatly impacted the wines.
Posted on February 27, 2020
We try to share these special events with you as often as possible. And just last Friday we had a great one! Many of our friends and neighbors joined us to taste with Paola Rinaldi, the winemaker at Barolo’s Francesco Rinaldi e Figli. It was magical.
Posted on February 10, 2020
Here we are, two week out from Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, Festivus...you name it! That means it's time to stop putting off those last minute gifts and get shopping for same tasty tipples for everyone. Don't forget to treat yourself too!
Posted on December 09, 2019