Donnachiara Taurasi Riserva 2012 – wonderful! (Photo ©Tom Hyland) It’s always a pleasure to taste Campanian wines, as I believe this is one of the three or four best wine regions in Italy, and it may just be the most underrated. Maybe it has something to do with this being the south of Italy, which is … Continue reading New from Campania
The 2015 Feudi di San Gregorio Greco di Tufo is outstanding and one of their finest releases to date. Loving Italian white wines the way I do, I always look forward to springtime, when I can taste the new vintage wines that are just being released. I am extra excited when these whites I … Continue reading 2015 Campania Whites – Outstanding!
Franco Massolino produced one of the year’s best wines with his 2010 “Parussi” Barolo (Photo ©Tom Hyland) ___ Note: Early March may seem like a strange time to write about the best wines from last year, but health problems forced me to delay this post for more than a month. I’m at home recovering from … Continue reading Favorite Italian Wines of the Year – 2014
Orlando Pecchenino, Dogliani, with a bottle of his 2010 Bricco Botti, one of 2013’s best Italian wines (Photo ©Tom Hyland) January always means starting fresh as well as remembering what came before. So it’s time for my annual look at the best Italian wines of 2013, but instead of offering a complete list (that will be … Continue reading The Best Italian Wines of 2013 – A different view
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)
Browse these premium French wines. Fiano Vineyard at Montefalcione (Photo ©Tom Hyland) Per leggere questo articolo in italiano, clicca qui I recently returned from a two-week trip to Italy that included three days in Campania. As the majority of my trip was in red wines zones of Tuscany (Montalcino and Scansano), I needed to head to … Continue reading Campania Whites – 2010 and 2011 (Part One)
Here is my final post on the Best Italian Wines from the past year; this is the third entry on red wines. Again, this is a partial list, see the end of this post for more information on all of my selections. 2008 Grattamacco Bolgheri Superiore – The gorgeous wine zone of Bolgheri, located in … Continue reading Best Italian Red Wines of the Year – Part Three