Badiola Igt 2010 – Mazzei

Our “entry level” wine, It is the final result of the selection of its two “big brothers”, Castello Fonterutoli and Fonterutoli. Appellation: Toscana IGT Winery location: Loc. Fonterutoli – Commune of Castellina in Chianti (SI) Grape varieties: 70% Sangiovese, 30% Merlot Alcohol: 13,23% vol. Total acidity: 5,30‰ Vineyards location: 5 different vineyard sites, altitude: 220 –…

Best Italian Wines Under $15 – 20 Affordable Italian Wines

Italian value wines are having a moment—and just in time for your spring sipping. Wine Enthusiast gives you the 20 best bottlings from various Italian appellations in vastly diverse styles. And they have one thing in common: They are all Best Buys. 91 Capanne Ricci 2010 Rosso di Montalcino. This Rosso boasts impressively intense and pure…

Chianti Classico Collection 2014

 The Black Rooster labels in a unique collection Wednesday February 19, 2014 1 pm – 8 pm (last admission 7 pm) The preview tasting of the 2013, 2012 vintages and the 2011 Riserva in the presence of more than 140 producers. Tasting of the 2013 Chianti Classico DOP Olive Oil. The event is reserved exclusively for…

Italian Wine 101 Doc & Docg

It happens most of the time while I am serving a wine to the new world tourists. They always ask me what the different ? Is Docg better than Doc ? So lets try to answer this two questions by trying to explain first what is Doc (denominazione di origine controllata) “denomination of controlled origin” that…

Top Italian Wines Value For Money around 10,20$

To find a good wine most of the time depends on how much does it cost. But to find a wine that is a VFM         ( value for money) is not so easy, need a lot of search on the market and doing a lot of wine tasting and sometimes just…