Category Results for: Montepulciano

 

Private Tasting: Italian Reds

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Recently, we had what turned out to be an Italian reds showdown in one of our double blind private tasting dinners pitting the 2005 Pasetti Montepulciano da€?Abruzzo against the 2003 Villa Artimino Riserva Villa Medicea. For a more complete description of how we set up these private tastings, please refer to How We Taste. Before […]

Filed under: Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Italian Wine, Montepulciano, Red Wine, Sangiovese, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Avanguardia Wines: Bringing Italy to California

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

When you hear the grape varietals Barbera, Sangiovese, and Dolcetto mentioned, you probably think of Italy. These three varietals are all native to Italy but are now being grown in other parts of the world as well. While many traditional wineries make the occasional Barbera or Sangiovese varietal wine, one winery in California is focusing […]

Filed under: American Wine, Barbera, California Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Lesser Known Varietals, Montepulciano, Red Wine, trang cá độ bóng đá trực tuyến uy tínSangiovese, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25, Zinfandel |

 

Who is #1 in Wine? Italy Makes their Claim

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Italy says it is #1 in wine production, although it admits it is a close race with France and depends on the vintage. France is #1 in wine exports and historically was #1 in production, too. Spain is #1 in acreage planted to grapes. United States is #1 in wine imports. Today, Ia€?m going to […]

Filed under: Barbera, Brunello, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Italian Wine, Montepulciano, Moscato/Muscat, Nebbiolo, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Red Wine, Sangiovese, White Wine |

 

Texas Wine Country 2009, Part Two and Recap

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Last week in Texas Wine Country 2009, Part One, I shared with you my initial impressions of Texas wines in 2009 and how much better they are today than in 2002. Now after visiting a total of 23 wineries and tasting a total of 169 wines from 28 wineries, let me give you a summary […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Dessert Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Grenache, Lesser Known Varietals, Malbec, Merlot, Montepulciano, Moscato/Muscat, Mourvedre, Norton, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Port, Red Wine, Riesling, Rose Wine, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz/Syrah, Tempranillo, Texas Wine, Viognier, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Over $25, Wines Under $10, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25, Zinfandel |

 

Wine Century Club Tasting

Monday, April 7th, 2008

After attending the Unique Wines from Around the World program last month, Dad (John) and I became inspired to see just how many different grape varieties we have had through the years. We had heard about the Wine Century Club (if youa€?ve tasted at least 100 different grape varieties, you are qualified for membership) but […]

Filed under: Bual, Dessert Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, French Wine, Italian Wine, Montepulciano, Nero d'Avola, Portuguese Wine, Red Wine, Tannat, Wine Century Club, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Under $10, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |