One day in Montalcino

Montalcino is my next tour. The home of Brunello, the king of Italian wines. Even that the weather is not the best because of rain me and my wine Broker friend and some other guests decide that nothing can stop today because we knew that the company that invited us had organized a beautiful surprise. And so we…

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…

Poll #2 Brunello, Barolo or Amarone…. ?

Brunello di Montalcino, Barolo and Amarone di Valpolicella are the three most important wines of Italy. If you are looking for great Italian wines definitely is one of this three. Like all the good italian things you have to pay to get them because this are wines that start from 35 dollars till no limit…….

Brunello di Montalcino 2009 opinion

The 2009 vintage is particullary, is difficult to find a comparison in the last 10 years. The wines are generally very different and regular. “So Walter Speller, British journalist, an expert on Italian wine, and signature of the authoritative Jancisrobinson.com describes the Brunello di Montalcino 2009, and in English, defines “all over place.” In other…

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…

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…