Il Caberlot – The newest Wine from Italy

The idyllic hilltop estate of Podere Il Carnasciale is situated in the southern Chianti hills of the Valdarno, just outside of the Chianti Classico appellation and about 30 kilometers north of Siena and Arezzo. Wolf and Bettina Rogosky purchased the estate in 1972 with the intent of creating something extraordinary, an aspiration that years of…

If you love this Beer then you will love this Wine

Tonight at work was a strange night. We were full of tourist from Germany, Australia and Usa. Where i work is a nice restaurant in the center of Florence and we are famous for our Wine List , because we do a huge research and we taste all the wines before we propose to the clients….

Red Wine Information & Basics

With hundreds of varieties of red wine grapes, there is as much red wine information to learn about as there are red grapes planted in all corners of the globe. That being said, you’ll likely encounter only a handful of these grapes most often. In this red wine basics section, we cover the flavor profiles and…

Baffonero Igt 2011 – Rocca di Frassinello

100% Merlot. A deep ruby red colour. An explosion of fruit with an unending range of black fruits, in particular blackberry and blueberry wrapped in a soft veil of vanilla. In the glass the aromatic components evolve towards tobacco, chocolate and a touch of coffee. The complexity is immediately apparent to the palate with a…

Map of Italian Wine Regions

Italian wine is one of the most difficult regions to get to know. Why? Well for one, the Italians use an esoteric wine labeling system, like the French. But that’s not even the biggest problem. The hardest part is learning all the different grape varieties. At the moment, there are about 350 official Italian wine varieties….

Wine For Beginners

Wine is more than just a drink; it’s a lifestyle, a survey into history, a gastronomic adventure, a study in farming and a way to explore different cultures. But with so many different angles to approach wine, how do you get started? Fortunately, there are only a few basic techniques to learn as well as…