The Pleasure Principle

The latest issue – Spring 2021 – of my Italian Wine Report has recently been published (more on that below). Included in this issue are reviews of the latest releases of two of Italy’s most iconic and long-lived red wines: Barolo (from the 2017 vintage) and Brunello di Montalcino (from the 2016 vintage). Every Italian … Continue reading The Pleasure Principle

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