Andis Wines Winery of the Year

Opened in November of 2010, Andis Wines brings a modern and fresh approach to Amador County’s winemaking region. Our focus: seeking out the best vineyards in the Sierra Foothills to craft delicious wines with balance, character, complexity and varietal correctness. Using both traditional and innovative winemaking approaches (have you tried wine aged in concrete?), Andis…

Bricco Dell’Uccellone 2009 Docg – Braida

The vineyard takes its name from the old woman who lived in the house adjacent to the vineyard. The lady was always dressed in black and there fore given the nickname “l’uselun” (big bird). APPELLATION: Barbera d’Asti d.o.c.g. VARIETY: Barbera. VINEYARD: Rocchetta Tanaro. VINIFICATION: temperature controlled maceration with careful cap management for 20 days. MATURATION: 15 months of ageing in 225…

Itaians wine on Top 50 wines of the year 2013 from Decanter

From more than 3,200 wines recommended in Decanter over the past year, our tastings team has picked out not only the highest-scoring but also the best value wines. These top 50 are listed her in one handy guide with updated prices and stockists Italy is rapresented on this list from 10 wines. 4 comes from…

Ai Suma

“Here we are. It’s the right level”; this is the meaning of the dialect term “Ai Suma”. This wine is only produced in particular favourable years which represents the “zenith” of the company. APPELLATION: Barbera d’Asti d.o.c.g. VARIETY: Barbera, late harvest. VINEYARD: Rocchetta Tanaro. VINIFICATION: temperature controlled maceration with intense cap management for 20 days. MATURATION: 15 months in 225…

List Of Popular Wine Grapes in Italy

In Italy there more than 2000+ varieties of wine grapes, but The Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry authorized only 350 wine grapes. The most popular wine grapes  come from Tuscany, Piedmont, Veneto, Lombardy, Sicily, Friuli, and also Apulia and Trentino. Red Wine Grapes Sangiovese:  A grape with many names planted throughout Italy. Sangiovese is the…