Irpinia Campi Taurasini Irpinia Campi Taurasini is a sub region of the Irpinia DOC of Central Campania in the South Of Italy. Aglianico (My Favorite Italian Grape Varietal) grapes are grown on the Campi Taurasi (the ‘Taurasian Fields’). In contrast the wider Irpinia DOC covers rosso, bianco, rosato, spumante and varietal wines made from any […]Read More A Softer Version Aglianico!
Under The Tuscan Sun My first trip to Cortona. Yes I know I was about 10 years younger and I had different glasses but I will never forget that visit to La Calonica winery and the picture taken by Esther Cattani the wife of Fernando and mother of Giovanni right as the Tuscan Sun was […]Read More Super Value, Super Tuscan
Why is a wine guy writing a blog post about Neil Diamond? It’s not Neil Diamond. It is his twin look alike Gregory Perrucci, General Manager of Accademia Dei Racemi in Manduria, Italy in the Puglia region. When it comes to Italian Wine, most people think of Tuscany, Piedmonte, Venezie, and Sicily, Italy is shaped […]Read More Ancient Grapes On The Heel Of The Boot
It’s that time of year where we turn the corner from Spring to Summer and the Gas Grills and Backyard BBQ’S become a weekend tradition. I am tasting wines all the time and I think I narrowed it down to my best two choices for “Chillin’ And Grillin’”. Last October I posted a video of […]Read More Wines For Chillin’ And Grillin’ As Summer Approaches!
Red, Sweet Wines paired with chocolate can be delicious and help you live longer too. This video explores various forms of dessert wines and all about Recioto delle ValpolicellaRead More Drink Red Wine With Chocolate And Live Longer!