Category Archives : Veneto


Wine Review: 2001 Serafini & Vidotto – Il Rosso dell’Abazia – IGT Veneto 19

Last week I was inviting some friends for a dinner over and as time passed by some very good wine bottles were uncorked. Today’s review is dedicated to the 2001 Serafini & Vidotto Il Rosso dell’Abazia. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. I will mention the other wines at the end of […]

2001 Serafini & Vidotto -Il Rosso dell'Abbazzia - Veneto IGT

2010 Cantina di Negrar - Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC

Supermarket Amarone: 2010 Cantina di Negrar – Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC 27

While I was grocery shopping the other day I stumbled over a bottle of Amarone della Valpolicella Classico. Usually I don’t buy wine at the supermarket but an Amarone for just 14.99€? How in the world is that possible? I asked myself how this would taste and so I decided to buy a bottle of […]


Perfect Summer Red & Site Update 25

I realize that summer is not the major time for reds and that most people prefer white wines and rosé on a warm summer’s evening. However, not every red wine is full-bodied, heavy and tannic. Perfect Summer Red What is the perfect summer red? This question does not have a single answer but in my […]

2012 Villa Merighi - Fiore Rosso - IGT Rosso Veneto

2007 Trabucchi d'Illasi - Dandarin - Rosso Veneto IGT

Preview: 2007 Trabucchi d’Illasi – Dandarin – Rosso Veneto IGT 14

I have exciting news! Starting from September, Trabucchi will sell its new Dandarin! But it gets even better: I was given a preview bottle and have already tasted the new 2007 Dandarin. I have previously reviewed the 2005 Dandarin which is listed in my current top 10. Trabucchi d’Illasi Trabucchi d’Illasi is an Italian winery […]


2004 Trabucchi d’Illasi – ‘Amarone’ – Amarone della Valpolicella DOC 12

2004 Trabucchi d’Illasi – ‘Amarone’ – Amarone della Valpolicella DOC As some of you might remember from my last blog post, Vino in Love’s blog anniversary was on May 14th. Of course, every anniversary needs to be celebrated with a proper wine. My choice was a 2004 Trabucchi d’Illasi Amarone. To regular readers of this […]

2004 Trabucchi d'Illasi - Amarone - Ammarone della Valpolicella DOC

2012 Pratello Lugana DOC

Exploring Italian Whites: Lugana & 2012 Pratello – Terre Bianche – Lugana DOC 15

Exploring Italian Whites: Lugana Today we are going to talk about Lugana. Lugana is one of Italy’s oldest appellation for white (and sparkling) wine. The wine is produced predominately with 100% Trebbiano but up to 10% of other white grapes are permitted, as well. Over the last few years, Lugana has become increasingly popular. The […]


2007 Trabucchi d’Illasi – Passito Sparavieri – IGT Veneto 13

It is about time that I finally publish this wine review but I have been quite busy over the last months so excuse the delay! A sweet wine from the Veneto Northern Italy, especially the Veneto, is famous for many great red and white wines like Amarone della Valpolicella or Soave Classico. However, many high-quality […]

2007 Trabucchi d'Illasi - Passito Sparavieri - IGT Veneto