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Excellent Summer Wine: 2012 Colle Stefano – Verdicchio – Verdicchio di Matelica DOC 22

I’ve been rather busy the over the last days, so excuse me for not having written that much. Nevertheless, I tasted a few wines. I tried the 2012 Colle Stefano Verdicchio a couple of times and today I want to share my tasting notes with you. Just so you know, this is a 5/5 star […]

2012 Colle Stefano - Verdicchio - Verdicchio di Matelica DOC

2007 Trabucchi d'Illasi - Passito Sparavieri - IGT Veneto

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 […]


2006 Trabucchi d’Illasi – ‘Recioto di Soave’ – Recioto di Soave DOCG 16

Outstanding sweet wine A few days ago, I tweeted that I was going to try Trabucchi d’Illasi’s Recioto di Soave (2006 vintage).  I have previously reviewed quite a lot of wines from this Venetian winery, including their 2006 Amarone della Valpolicella (3 bicchieri Gambero Rosso). Trabucchi keeps impressing me over and over again. In my […]

2006 Trabucchi d'Illasi - Recioto - Recioto di Soave

2010 Azienda Agricola Massimo Mutta - Merlot - IGT Veneto

2010 Azienda Agricola Mutta Massimo – Merlot – IGT Veneto 19

Memories from a winery visit Almost two years ago, I visited the small city of Padua in Northern Italy. We stayed at a guest house located in the country side. Right next to where we stayed was a small winery and by small I really mean small.  Of course I decided to visit them. Azienda […]


2011 Tenute Loacker – Raetinello – IGT Alto Adige 8

Recently I tried another wine from Tenute Loacker, which to frequent readers will be no stranger. A while ago I stumbled over a bottle of 2011 Raetinello  – a young red wine from Loacker’s Schwarhof estate in South Tyrol. Raetinello is produced with 100% Schiava grapes. Schiava is an autochthonous grape from South Tyrol. Since in […]

2011 Tenute Loacker - Raetinello - IGT Alto Adige

2010 Planeta - Chardonnay - IGT Sicilia

2009 and 2010 Planeta – Chardonnay – IGT Sicilia 17

Sicilian white wines Planeta is one of Italy’s leading wineries producing outstanding red and whites wines from autochthonous and from international grapes. They produce wine in multiple areas of Sicily. For more information about Planeta follow this link. Sicily, the largest Mediterranean island, is mostly known for its stunning red wines. Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG […]


2003 Azienda Agricola Bianchi – Sizzano – Sizzano DOC 11

The Great Unknown The Piedmont is home to many famous Italian wines – Barolo, Barbaresco, Gavi, Barbera and Ghemme, just to name a few. Sizzano is a rather unknown wine that comes also from the Piedmont. Unlike Barolo, Ghemme, and Barbaresco, Sizzano cannot not be produced with 100% Nebbiolo grapes. Which makes the Sizzano a […]

2003 Azienda Agricola Bianchi - Sizzano - Sizzano DOC