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Italy’s Scarce Summer Wines

Listen to “Italy’s Scarce Summer Wines” on Spreaker. It’s getting hot out there and we are all about light, refreshing wines from Italy. Sadly, this week’s wines from Cascina Feipu Dei Massaretti are in short supply here in the United States, but we really do love Pigato and Rossesse wines and encourage folks to try… Continue reading Italy’s Scarce Summer Wines

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Tears of Joy: A Most Unusual Red Wine

Chip and Lainie do a deep dive into their glasses and manage to thoroughly enjoy this unusual wine from Italy. Perfumy, soft, and feminine, this was an unexpected treat. Wine: Lacrima Di Morro D’alba Producer: Lucchetti Country of origin: Italy Vintage: 2018 Wine type: Red wine Varietal: Lacrima Cost: $17 Disclosures: We purchased this wine… Continue reading Tears of Joy: A Most Unusual Red Wine

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This Nero Doesn’t Fiddle Around

  Wine: St. Daniel Pinot Nero (Blauburgunder) Riserva  (note that the link is to the 2017 vintage) Producer: Colterenzio (Schreckbichl) Country of origin: Italy (Alto Adige) Vintage: 2016 Wine type: Red wine Varietal: Pinot Nero (Pinot Noir) Cost: $18 Disclosures: We purchased this wine ourselves and did not receive it as a sample or gift.… Continue reading This Nero Doesn’t Fiddle Around

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Fish Out of Water: Accidental Review of Alice Verdeca 2019

Wine: Alice Verdeca Producer: Produttori Di Manduria Country of origin: Italy Vintage: 2019 Wine type: White Varietal: Verdeca Cost: Online sources show the cost as averaging around $18 Disclosures: We purchased this wine ourselves and did not receive it as a free gift or sample. As of March 8th, 2021, this post does not include… Continue reading Fish Out of Water: Accidental Review of Alice Verdeca 2019