Because of my travels in March I had less time to write about all the wines that I tasted throughout the month. So I thought I revive the end of the month Mini-Review theme. If you are not familiar with my Mini-Reviews.
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When it comes to wine, the Veneto is known mostly for Amarone and Prosecco di Valdobbiadene but the region is home to many other interesting wines including 13 DOCG and 21 DOC titles. The diversity is incredible and ranges from bold reds to light sparklers. Not too long ago, I wrote about a Custoza Superiore from Cantina Gorgo – A
Italy is full of relatively rare grape varieties. Not too long ago I tried a varietal Verdeca, a grape variety which I was completely unfamiliar with. The wine, 2013 Feudi di San Marzano Veredeca Sud Puglia IGT, was brought to me from Apulia by a friend. In fact, Apulia is nowadays one of the few regions
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.