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Lagrein 2017 from DOC Alto Adige

This week we enjoyed a Lagrein 2017 from Italy. The producer is Castel Sallegg, a winery located in the Caldaro, Alto Adige. The DOC is Alto Adige. The Lagrein 2017, with 13% alcohol, was produced with 100% Lagrein grape variety. The wine was a dark violet color with a black hue. The aroma reminded one […]

Frappato from Valle dell’Acate Winery in Sicily: a Versatile Summer Red Wine

We have had Sicilian wines before made with the red Nero d’Avola grape and the white Grillo grape; this was our first taste of a wine made with Frappato.

White Wines at the Top Italian Wines Road Show in Washington, DC

We enjoyed tasting the many wines offered Gambero Rosso at the Embassy of Italy earlier this week. This blog is about the white wines with a few suggestions for wine tasting events.

Gambero Rosso’s Top Italian Wines Show in Washington D.C.

Our seminar seating focused on nine Italian regions “Under the Southern Sun.”

Top Italian Wines Road Show in 2019

The Top Italian Wines Road Show is on the East Coast of the US this week.

Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG Extra Dry

Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG Extra Dry paired with antipasto.

Mionetto Cuvée Anniversary Prosecco

Prosecco pairs well with a dinner such as baked salmon and broccoli with sautéed mushrooms.

The Enjoyable Wine Tasting That Didn’t Happen!

Discover the Italian wine regions of Lugana and Valpolicella.

A Wine from Campania, Italy

Discover a special wine from Campania, Italy at Facci Restaurant.

Turbiana, a Classic Variety from Italy’s Lugana DOC

In early November we attended a wine tasting of Turbiana wines from the Lugana DOC in Northern Italy. The DOC lies south of Lake Garda. Turbiana is the main white varietal grape in this region of Italy. The wines are divided into Lugana, Lugana Superiore and Lugana Riserva. The superior wines have been aged for […]


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