From Antonio Galloni – 2005 Barolo: A Dark Horse Emerges

Two thousand five has never been a vintage of obvious across the board greatness in Barolo as it was in both Burgundy and Bordeaux, its two closest global peers. The weather was much more challenging, which, among other things, made the wines hard to read at the outset. Now, at ten years of age, the…

Italy beats France to become world largest wine producer

Italy has surpassed France to take to crown of world largest wine producer in 2015, according to European Union data. This year’s benign weather conditions have resulted in an abundant grape harvest across the Mediterranean peninsula, as opposed to that reaped on the other side of the Alps. Italy’s projected wine production is up 13%…

Eat, Drink and Be Local

If you had a fatal disease in Burgundy that only a bottle of Bordeaux could cure, you’d soon be dead. This is one of my favorite quotes I ever read about Wine Industry. Wine is a product of the earth and clime and so is the cousine around that winery that produce it. So if…

Soave a great story

Stefano Inama laughs out loud at the idea of “natural yeast.” “I don’t believe in so-called natural yeast,” Inama says. “I’m a biotechnologist and I can tell you people don’t know what they’re talking about.” The results are distinctive. “Inama makes some of the richest whites in Veneto readers are likely to come across,” Antonio…

Gambero Rosso 2015 Campania

From this region are coming amazing  white wines like Fiano, Falanghina or Greco di Tufo one of my favorite, but also very structured red wine like Taurasi that is getting very famous in Italy and abroad. This year Campania is represented by 20 winemakers. Campi Flegrei Falanghina 2013 La Sibilla Cilento Fiano Pietraincatenata 2012 Luigi…

Gambero Rosso Abruzzo 2015

This area is famous for this red Montepulciano d’Abruzzo but also the white wine is starting to get their popularity around the world.. This year they come up with 15 labels, is pretty amazing for this region. Abruzzo Pecorino 2013 – I Fauri Abruzzo Pecorino Nativae 2013 – Tenuta Ulisse Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Amorino 2010 – Castorani…