Taurasi- Three Marvelous Verticals (Part Two – Luigi Tecce)

Luigi Tecce (Photo ©Tom Hyland) There are producers that should best be described as specialists, just as with surgeons. Luigi Tecce is a specialist’s specialist when it comes to Taurasi, a fact I discovered when I was fortunate enough to taste a vertical of his “Poliphemo” Taurasi, a wine that truly is among the four or … Continue reading Taurasi- Three Marvelous Verticals (Part Two – Luigi Tecce)

Taurasi – Three Marvelous Verticals (Part One – Feudi di San Gregorio)

Taurasi Vineyard of Feudi di San Gregorio (Photo ©Tom Hyland) My recent trip to Campania focused on red wines from this lovely region. This was a welcome opportunity, as I’ve always been entranced by the delightful whites from here, most notably Greco di Tufo, Fiano di Avellino and Falanghina; the best examples of these wines are … Continue reading Taurasi – Three Marvelous Verticals (Part One – Feudi di San Gregorio)

Finding Values

      Good times or bad times, most of us are constantly looking for values and it’s no different when it comes to Italian wines. Despite a situation where the Euro is much stronger than the US dollar (a situation that’s been this way for several years), there are some excellent values in Italian … Continue reading Finding Values