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.
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The Southern-Western Italian region Abruzzo covers the Apennines mountains while still bordering the Mediterranean See. Its geographic region has a huge impact on the local climate which greatly effects the wine Abruzzo wine production. Abruzzo is a large grape producer but a large portion of the produced wine gets shipped to France and Northern Italy. Often
Il Centro (eng. Central Italy) is formed by the regions Lazio, Marche, Tuscany and Umbria. All four regions together have a total of 21 DOCG wines, not counting sub-classifications. Central Italy offers some of Italy’s most well-known wines including Brunello di Montalcino, Frascati Superiore, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Verdicchio di Matelica. List as of
A few days ago I got my hands on a bottle of the 2006 Morellino di Scansano DOC from Azienda Agricola Alberese. The wine is produced in Maremma area of Tuscany, Italy. Newer vintages of the same wine are classified as Morellino di Scansano DOCG. Azienda Agricola Alberese is a state-owned winery of Tuscany. The
Sicily is the most south region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Its far south location has made it an excellent wine production area. Stunning reds but also white, dessert and pink wines are produced on the entire island. Sicily has more vineyard than any other Italian region. Most of the
Below you find the solutions to all the question of quiz #1. Question 1: Sangiovese is not used to produce: B) Amarone DOCG Corvina, Corvione, Rondinella & Mollinara are the grapes allowed out of which one can produce Amarone della Valpolicella Question 2: All of the above wines but one are from Tuscany. Which one
North-Western Italy consists of the regions Valle d’Aosta (Aosta Valley), Liguria, Lombardia (Lombardy) and Piemonte (Piedmont). North-Eastern Italy is formed by Emilia-Romagna, Friuli Venezia-Giulia, Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto List as of October 19th 2011. DOCG from Valle d’Aosta: Sorry no DOCG wines are produced in Valle d’Aosta DOCG from Liguria No DOCG wines from Liguria