The winery Azienda Agricola Zuffa is located in Imola, a small town in the Emilia Romagna region. The Historia Spumate Demi-Sec Rosé Gran Cru is a sparkling rosé wine made solely with organic Pinot Nero (Pinot Noir) grapes. The color was a pale pink and alcohol by volume was liste at 11.5%. Strangely enough the
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Doppio Zeroo is a restaurant as well as a cocktail- & wine bar in the city of Rome. Located on the famous via Ostiense Doppio Zeroo is one of the few places in Rome where you get the Aperitivo Milanese (same type of Aperitivo that you find in Bologna). Aperitivo Milanese is a type of
Chianti Classico – Italian tradition at its best One of the great names in Italian wine is the Tuscan Chianti Classico. The other day I had the opportunity to try a 2005 Chianti Classico Riserva from Fattoria Ispoli. Fattoria Ispoli is a small winery that has dedicated production to organic wine. The wine is produced
Last night I enjoyed another spectacular wine from Tenute Loacker’s Corte Pavone estate; the same estate where they produces their award winning Brunello di Montalcino. The Corte Pavone estate is in Tuscany. I didn’t have a Brunello though; instead I went with a bottle of the 2004 vintage Levante. Has been a long time since
Today I tried the new vintage 2010 Barbera from Azienda Agricola Bianchi. As you can tell by its name, this wine is made off 100% Barbera grapes. Azienda Agricola Bianchi is from the Piedmont region in Italy. The wine just came out a few weeks ago. I’ve had many different vintages from Bianchi’s Barbera before.
Two Famous Italian Cocktails Today I am not writing about a particular wine, instead I want to introduce to you two very famous Italian cocktails: Rossini and Bellini. Both are very popular in Europe. Especially during spring and summer. Rossini is actually very simple to make. All you need is Prosecco, a type of Italian
During my short trip to Rome I stopped by a few enotecas (wine-shops) and bought some bottles of wine. One of the bottles I bought is a 2011 vintage Fiano di Avellino. Produced by Feudi di San Gregorio in Campania, southern Italy, this white wine is made of 100% Fiano grapes. Even though the alcohol