The List of Three Glasses of Gambero Rosso Tuscany

Gambero Rosso is the leading company in the food and wine sector in Italy and one of the references for fans around the world. Founded in 1986 the company is considered the most authoritative in the judgment of quality, so that the symbols of the Shrimp – Three Glasses for wine, the Three Forks for the…

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…

16 Italian in the Top 100 di Wine Spectator

After launching release in fits and starts on the top ten most anticipated by manufacturers, retailers and wine lovers , the drafting of Wine Spectator has unveiled the wine judged best of the year , Spain’s La Rioja Imperial Gran Reserva 2004 Cune , with a score of 95 / 100 , priced $ 63…

Italian Wine Regions (1)

The list of Italian wine regions is organized by highest volume of D.O.C. wines. 1-Tuscany (~18% DOC production) Try red wines from Bolgheri and Cortona Tuscany is home to the Chianti region which is the most famous region for Sangiovese. When Sangiovese became the required major grape in Chianti during the 1970′s, the other noble grapes (Cab and…

Wine tasting Day @ Donna Olimpia Bolgheri

Last night i was invited to an amazing wine tasting offered by Philarmonica  at the estate of   Donna Olimpia Bolgheri  We started with an amazing Champagne #Charles Rosè Reserve followed by the wine of the Tenuta L” Illuminat La Morra Piedmont Dolcetto d’ Alba doc 2011 Nebbiolo Langhe doc 2009 Barbera d’ Alba doc 2008…

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),…