Italian Wine Report – Winter 2020/2021 – Reviews of Nizza, Amarone, Barolo, Campania, Montefalco and More

The second issue (Winter 2020/2021) of my Italian Wine Report has just been published, and at 90 pages, it covers a lot of Italian wines from several regions. Featured regions include Campania, Abruzzo and Marche, while I have also written reviews of wines from Chianti Classico, Montefalco, Nizza and Amarone. Regarding Amarone, while I have … Continue reading Italian Wine Report – Winter 2020/2021 – Reviews of Nizza, Amarone, Barolo, Campania, Montefalco and More

Upcoming Webinars with Italian Producers

Piero Mastroberardino¬†(Photo by Tom Hyland) I have several upcoming webinars with Italian producers, starting with an interview with Piero Mastroberardino, proprietor and managing director of the famed Mastroberardino winery in Atripalda, Campania’s most historic wine company. In this webinar, Piero will discuss the history of his winery and their influence on the region’s wines. He … Continue reading Upcoming Webinars with Italian Producers

A Truly Feminine Barolo / Webinars with Italian Producers

L’Astemia Pentita winery, Barolo¬†(Photo courtesy, L’Astemia Pentita) Barolo is often described as having a feminine character. For a wine with noteworthy aging potential – as much as 30-40 years from the best vineyards in the best vintages, made by the finest producers – Barolo can be quite approachable upon release. Even for examples that need … Continue reading A Truly Feminine Barolo / Webinars with Italian Producers