Verdicchio – Highlights from my recent trip

Verdicchio grapes ready for harvest (Photo ©Tom Hyland) Here is part three of my favorite wines from my recent Italian trip; this installment is about the best white wines from Marche. When you talk about white wines from Marche, it’s all about Verdicchio. There are sparkling versions – (some quite, quite good), dry versions, dessert styles … Continue reading Verdicchio – Highlights from my recent trip

Campania Whites – Best Wines from my recent trip (Part Two)

Piero Mastroberardino (Photo ©Tom Hyland) My recent 18-day trip to Italy was filled with so many great wines; this is part two of my report, focusing on the best whites I tried from Campania. One important thing that the newly released 2012 whites from Campania and other great white wine regions such as Marche and Alto … Continue reading Campania Whites – Best Wines from my recent trip (Part Two)

A Sparkling Good Time- The Best Wines from my recent trip (Part One)

Camilla Lunelli, Ferrari (Photo ©Tom Hyland) My most recent trip to Italy was a wild ride – six regions in 18 days, most of it during the beginning of harvest in several wine zones. From Campania in the south to Marche and then Umbria in the middle and then Piemonte, Alto Adige, Trentino and Veneto in … Continue reading A Sparkling Good Time- The Best Wines from my recent trip (Part One)