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Exploring Sangiovese di Romagna: 2009 Zuffa – Infintum – Colli d’Imola DOC 13

Romagna is a historical region of Northern Italy located between the Apennines and the Adriatic Sea. The area corresponds to the south-eastern part of present-day Emilia-Romagna and borders the Republic of San Marino. It is one of the wealthiest and most developed regions in Europe with the oldest known university in the western world, Universit√† […]


2010 iGreco - Masino - IGT Calabria

Calabrian Wine: 2010 iGreco – Masino – IGT Calabria 14

Disclaimer: The wine was provided by the winery. All opinions are my own. For more information regarding my sample policy visit this page. A few months ago, Italy celebrated its National Holiday known Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day). The Italian Consulate in Munich organized a big party with lots of food and great wine. Unfortunately […]


Exploring Tuscany: Rosso di Montalcino 13

Montalcino Tuscany is known for a lot of wines including Sassicaia, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Today’s topic is the sibling of Brunello: Rosso di Montalcino. Just like Brunello, Rosso di Montalcino is produced around the medieval town Montalcino in the heart of Tuscany. The small town with a population of just […]

2010 Tenute Loacker - Rosso di Montalcino DOC

2005 Clos do Joncuas - Gigondas with Box AOC

A double Magnum Experience: 2005 Clos Du Joncuas – Gigondas AOC 13

A few days ago, I enjoyed a wonderful, wine-full evening with some friends. We decided to open a 2005 Clos Du Joncuas Gigondas double Magnum (3 liters). Today I want to share my thoughts about this wine with you. Gigondas AOC Gigondas is a town in the southern Rhone Valley of France. Only a few […]


2011 Jasci & Marchesani – ‘Montepulciano d’Abruzzo’ – Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo DOC 10

Disclaimer: This wine was provided by the winery. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. A few weeks ago, I tried some the wines from Jasci & Marchesani at an Italian food & wine festival. The winery offered me to review one of their wines and I thought why not? Jasci & Marchesani Close […]

2011 Jasci & Marchesani - 'Montepulciano d'Abruzzo' - Montepulciano d' Abruzzo DOC

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Ferrari – Winery Review 16

Ferrari – the founders of Trento DOC History The history of Cantine Ferrari dates back to the beginning of the 20th century when Giulio Ferrari had the idea of creating a sparkling wine inspired by French Champagne. He founded the winery in 1902 in Trento, Italy. Furthermore, Giulio Ferrari was the first vintner to plant […]


2009 Tenuta Argentiera – Poggio ai Ginepri – Bolgheri DOC 4

Super-Tuscan – Not your typical Italian wine In my last article I wrote about a wine from Montepulciano, Tuscany. In case you missed out on this stunning Vino Nobile di Montepulciano then follow this link to read the tasting notes for it. Today I have some tasting notes for another wine from Tuscany; this one […]

2009 Tenuta Argentiera - Poggio ai Ginepri - Bolgheri DOC