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
I have been conducting webinars for the past several months with Italian producers. Now I am excited to announce a new series of webinars with some of the top producers in Piemonte. Experience the excellence of Piedmont wines with Tom Hyland is a series of webinars for professionals and wine lovers presented by Top Cluster, … Continue reading Webinars with Piemonte Producers
I am pleased to announce that I have now started a new Italian wine publication. Titled Italian Wine Report, this publication features reviews of new releases exclusively from Italy. The first issue is 70 pages in length, and features reviews of: 100 Barolo from the 2016 vintage 50 plus Brunello di Montalcino from the 2015 … Continue reading Italian Wine Report is now published!
The headline above is no mistake – yes there have been comets seen in Alto Adige, but not the ones that appear in the heavens. Rather these comets are highly distinctive limited release wines from the estate of Alois Lageder. Two of the Comets wines from Alois Lageder Alois Lageder is one of the most … Continue reading Comets Seen in Alto Adige!
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
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