From time to time, I blog about non-Italian wines. Usually that happens when I either particularly like or dislike a bottle. Lately, I’ve been drinking quite often South African Pinotage which I began to really start to enjoy after I tried some excellent ones at a South African wine tasting in Munich last year. Spier’s 21 Gables Pinotage is
Granted, Custoza does not have the best reputation. For decades high yield and an on average low quality were responsible for the wine’s rather poor standing. This trend is starting to change and Custoza now exists in a variety of qualities. Last December, I received a bottle of 2013 Cantina Gorgo Summa Custoza Superiore DOC as gift. Spring is
As some of you have probably noticed, I took a creative break. I needed some time to think about Vino in Love, blogging and what I want to do. Even though I took a few smaller breaks since I launched Vino in Love in May of 2012, I had felt the need to take a longer
It is time for this week’s wine quiz. We are continuing the Italian Regions and today it is all about Umbria but before we get to the questions we will go over the answers of last week’s edition.
Today’s post is about Calabria and its many ancient grape varieties including Magliocco – not to be confused with Gaglioppo. Calabria is one of those Italian wine regions that still offers many good value wines. One reason for this is that Calabria did a rather poor job at marketing its wines and so they are still
Usually, Wednesday is wine quiz time on Vino in Love and I had intended to post this yesterday but somehow things got in-between and so it’s a day late. Before we get to the quiz, here are the answers from last edition.
Schiava, Lagrein and Gewürztraminer are among the most commonly associated grape varieties with South Tyrol but the region is also home to some astonishing white wines from international varieties like Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Tenute Loacker is one of the wineries that produces varietals out of these international varieties and in today’s wine review we will take