Nari 2020, Sicile, Italie

Sicily in the glass with @firriato_winery Firriato is a relatively new winery that was founded in 1985. They have quickly gained the attention of the wine enthusiasts and the press. Their philosophy is to employ highly qualified international winemaking consultants from Australia and New Zealand and combine them with the talents of their wine maker…

Paolo Scavino Barolo Prapò 2015

Paolo Scavino is an historical winery in the Barolo region. It was founded in 1921 in Castiglione Falletto from Lorenzo Scavino and his son Paolo. Today Enrico Scavino together with his daughters Enrica and Elisa, fourth generation, run the family Estate.   The 2015 Barolo Prapò is the inaugural release of the wine, a distinctive vintage…

Franciacorta DOCG Brut Simbiotico Tenuta Villa Crespia

The term symbiosis (from greek sun and bios, that means life together) indicates the relationship that develops between two individuals of different species, aimed at a mutual benefit or at least one of the partners, without the other will come to harm. The project aims to grow a symbiotic viticulture and oenology in harmony with…

SAOMÌ Brut Prosecco DOC Treviso

The word Saomì comes from “sagome”, place name of the territory quite fragmented into small parcels lapped by the Teva stream. The Teva, whose source is in the Cartizze area, transports the gravel deposits, which bring a unique quality to this soil, downstream. Bright, straw yellow with tinges of green, with a perlage fine and persistent….

Silvio Grasso Langhe Rosso 2016

The Grasso family have been making wine since 1927, but have only been bottling all their production since the mid – 1980s, when Alessio Federico took over from his father Silvio. The total vineyard surface area is 14 hectares; 6 estate are owned and 8 are leased. Federico Grasso is backed by his wife Marilena…

Pio Cesare Barbera d’Alba Fides 2017

“Fides”, “Faith” in Latin, represents the great long time faith of Pio Cesari Family in the Barbera grapes planted and grown in the area of Barolo. The grapes are planted in the Family owned Colombaro Vineyard in Serralunga d’Alba, one of the most exclusive “Terroirs” of the entire Barolo area, where they could easily obtain…

Fattoria di Sammontana Chianti Fiasco 2016

Le Fiasco italien is a bottle with a rounded shape whose base is covered with straw, this bottle was designed in the nineteenth century by Melini to make the glass container stronger, but above all, it served as decoration in many houses! This typical straw covered flask of Italian Fattoria di Sammontana is light-years away…

Casa Boschino Toscana Rosso IGT 2013 BIO 

The winery is located in Castellina in Chianti, on the slope down towards Elsa Valley. The estate covers 165 hectares and it is made up of 2 parts: the first one, located 450 meters above sea level, is Cellole, where they have their best vineyards; the second one in San Fabiano Calcinaia located 250 meters…

Girolamo Russo ‘A Rina 2016

🌍 Etna Rosso, Sicily, Italy 🍇 Nerelo Mascalese 94%, Nerello Cappuccio 6% from various contradas: San Lorenzo, Feudo, Calderara Sottana. The Girolamo Russo estate was founded in 2005 by Giuseppe Russo, in memory of his late father. The family are native of Passopisciaro, one of the key villages at the heart of the rebirth of Etna’s most…

Eduardo Torres Acosta Versante Nord 2016

🌍 Sicily, Italy 🍇 Nerello Mascalese 80%, Nerello Capuccio 20% (Organic Wine) Versante Nord comes from two parcels (Pietramarina and Crasa) totaling 1.5 hectares on the cooler, north-facing side of Mt. Etna (hence the wine’s name Versante Nord) at an elevation ranging from 550 to 750 meters. Sandy, volcanic-ash-rich soils lie over a sedimentary mother rock….

Terra Costantino de Aetna Etna Rosso 2015 

🌍 Etna, Sicily, Italy 🍇 Nerello Mascalese 90%, Nerello Capuccio 10% 🐞 Organic wine At the heart of the Etna, the appellation is located this 10-hectare Azienda where neighbouring plots are entirely planted with local varieties and grown organically. The Mascalese and Cappuccio Nerellos varietals give a red wine with accents of smoke, cooked fruit, nutmeg, and Underwood.

Falesco Vitiano Rosso 2015

The 2015 Rosso is 34% Sangiovese, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 33% Merlot. The vineyard was planted in 1992 and is 1,000 about sea level, and the vines are trained as a spur-pruned cordon. The wine sees twelve days of fermentation in stainless steel tanks and fifteen days of maceration. Then it goes into French oak…

Carpineto Brunello di Montalcino 2012

Today is the #worldpastaday and 2018 marks the 20th anniversary. To celebrate this day we propose you a delicious Ravioli stuffed with lamb and cherry tomato confit paired with the gorgeous Carpineto Brunello di Montalcino 2012. 🌍 Brunello di Montalcino, Italy 🍇 Sangiovese Grosso 100% 👀 Intense ruby red, with pale pomegranate highlights. 👃Complexe and intense nose with hints of vanilla,…

Carpineto Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG 2012

This exceptional red wine derives its name from the renaissance town of Montepulciano, located in the province of Siena. The term “Nobile” seems to originate from the fact that in the past its production was reserved exclusively for the aristocratic, noble families of the town. Aged two years in large 5500 liter Slavonian oval oak…

Ca’di Rajo Lemmos Glera Frizzante

Ca’ di Rajo is a winery immersed in the valley and surrounded by vineyards, strictly suitable for the production of both still and sparkling wines. The winery, built in a modern style but respectful of the traditional architecture of the Piave area, is equipped with modern facilities for winemaking. Mixing the history and the tradition…

Punset Barbaresco DOCG Riserva 2012

🌍 Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy 🍇 Nebbiolo 100% (🌿Organic) 👀 Ruby red with garnet notes. 👃 A powerful, meaty style, boasting cherry, plum, licorice, leather and tobacco aromas, and flavours, beginning to show a hint of truffle. 👄 Still supported by dense tannins, dense structure with a typical freshness and mineral element gracing the long finish. Nebbiolo’s love affair starts in…

Le Piane Maggiorina 2016

🌍 Boca, Italy 🍇 Croatina40%, Nebbiolo40%, Other grape variety (ies)15%, Vespolina5% “Maggiorina”, a somewhat lighter wine, is produced from grapes grown in old “Maggiorina” vineyards (25 different small fields). These fields are planted mixing 12 different varieties of grapes (mostly Nebbiolo and Croatina but even some white and aromatic grapes) to give a real field blend. The…

Il Falchetto Langhe Arneis 2017

🌍 Langhe, Piemonte, Italy 🍇 Arneis 100%. Dry white wine The sandy soil and the particular microclimate of the area on the left bank of the Tanaro river give to this wine intense mineral and fruity notes. On the palate it is fresh and warm, persistent, strengthened by a fair acid vein. It goes very well with…

Alois Lageder and their love for the Trentino-Alto Adige

Alto Adige is a prime source for excellent white wines from both native and international grapes. Because this region was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until 1917, we will find many Germanic grape varieties here, such as Riesling and Gewurztraminer. Alto Adige’s Sauvignons and Pinot Grigios can be world-class, but its Chardonnays, as elsewhere in Italy, are generally…

Masciarelli wines, the symbole of the green region of Europe

Abruzzo boasts the title of “Green Region of Europe” it has a unique nature in the world and viticulture has succeeded in modernizing and offering high-quality products. The Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC title was created in 1968, and covers a vast area of eastern Abruzzo. It spans all 120km of Abruzzo’s coastline and spreads inland for…