4 Reds wines to study on.

If you are a newbie on wine consuming and you do not want to fill stupid while you are trying to impress your date when you are ordering wine, this are 4 great red wines to study on and learn your path to become a wine geek or snob ( usually ). When you read a…

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…

Barolo Docg Prapo’ 2009 – Schiavenza

#94 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013  Grape:  100% Nebbiolo Vineyard: Prapò hamlet of the village of Serrralunga d’Alba Altitude 350 metres a.s.l. south-east exposure Calcareous and tuffaceous ground – guyot growing system Densitiy 4.000 plants per hectare – surface 5.000 mq Grape-harvest: Tardy, manual, – period half/end October Wine-making: Fermentation in vitrifield cisterns for 15-20 days at 25-30…