101 Best Wineries in America 2016

The Daily Meal has recently published on their website the list of 101 Best Wineries in America for the 2016.  Looking into the list and if you stop at number #72 you will notice an Andis Wines. A little family owned winery, where I have been spending my days in the last 15 months and…

The 7 Greatest Wines of All Time

Wine Name Vintage W-S Score Critic Score Date Tasted Château d’Yquem 1811 100 JR Wine Spec CellarTracker RP 20 100 100 100 Oct-05 May-99 Mar-11 Feb-96 E. Guigal Côte Rôtie La Mouline, Rhône, France 1978 100 RP Tanzer JR 100 99 20 Jan-97 Sep/Oct-04 Dec-09 Château Lafleur, Pomerol, France 1950 99 Jeannie RP Wine Spec…

Aglianico del Vulture Macarico ‘ 2007 – Macarico

#66 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 Vintage  2007 Varietal  Aglianico Appellation  Aglianico del Vulture The vineyard is conducted using traditional techniques without the use of herbicides and fertilizers and the use of only natural products to fight diseases. The harvest is done manually in boxes, in the first week of November, with an average yield of…

Barbaresco Docg 2007 – Produttori di Barbaresco

#61 on the TOP 100 WINES OF THE YEAR Wine Spectator 2013 Grappe 100% Nebbiolo Style Still red wine, full-bodied and intense, enveloping the fruity, aged in oak barrels Color Garnet red with ruby hues Perfume Intense and persistent aromas of currant, raspberry and blueberry Taste Intense, warm and enveloping, with round tannins and soft Il Barbaresco dei Produttori del Barbaresco is…

Brunello di Montalcino 2008 – Pertimali Livio Sassetti

#24 position on Top 100 Wine Spectator of 2013   This famous family-owned winery has been making great reds for generations with outstanding depth of fruit and sublime finish. The strength and elegance of this wine show why Livio Sassetti is considered by both critics and peers to be a benchmark producer  Production Area: Montalcino (Siena),…

Best Italian Wine 2013

Brunello di Montalcino Poggio di Sotto, Riserva 2007 is the best wine in Italy. They decreed the judges of the international jury of the Best Italian Wine Awards. The award, decreed by a team that includes the creators of the event and Luca Gardini Andrea Grignaffini, joined by Tim Aktin, Christy Canterboury Canterbury, Daniel Cernilli,…