Over the last week I was very busy and unfortunately I could not post as much as I wanted to. Hopefully, I’ll have more time for blogging soon. Argiolas During my trip to VinItaly last April, I tried lots of Sardinian wines. One of the wines, which I did not mention on Vino in Love
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Nasco: Another Ancient Grape Those of you that follow me on Twitter have probably noticed that I recently drank an excellent wine produced from the rather unknown, ancient Nasco grape. Today I want to share with you my tasting notes about the 2004 Meloni Vini Nasco di Cagliari. It was one of the most unusual
Good value from Sardinia Cantina Santadi is a well-known winery from Sulcis, Italy. Sulcis refers to the southwestern part of Sardinia. The winery manufactures next to a variety of red and white wines also grappa. Santadi’s flagship wine is a called Terre Brune Carignano del Sulcis DOC Superiore but today I want to introduce to you Rocca
A Sardinian Treasure It has been a while since I last reviewed a wine from Sardinian winery Meloni Vini. In my opinion they make some of the best red wines of the entire island. The winery produces a good selection of red and white wines as well as sweet and sparkling wines. ‘Vasca 50’ is
Here are the solutions for wine quiz #4. Question 1: Cannonau is a local grape from what Italian region?. Correct answer: C Cannonau is a local grape of Sardinia Question 2: Briefly explain the Brunellopoli/Brunellogate scandal. Brunellogate is the name of a scandal that happened in 2008 where some Brunello producers mixed their Brunello with
It’s about time for the first wine review on the new blog! You might remember my review of the 2008 Meloni Vini – Le Sabbie Rosso – Cannonau di Sardegna. Meloni Vini is a winery on the Mediterranean island Sardinia which belongs to Italy. Their most most famous wine is the so called Vasca 50.
Capichera is a small winery on the island of Sardinia, Italy. Located close to the town of Olbia the winery produces four white and two red wines. Capichera produces wines in the famous Gallura section of Sardinia. It’s said that in Gallura the best Vermentino wines are made. After the last Vermentino from Cantina Mesa