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)

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)

La Vendemmia- 2011

Fiano Vines at Santo Stefano, province of Avellino, Campania (Photo ©Tom Hyland) Harvest is on going throughout Italy. I asked a few producers to give me their thoughts on the 2011 growing season and harvest. Here are their comments. __________ Piero Mastroberardino – Director – Mastroberardino, Atripalda, Campania Winter was long and cold with less … Continue reading La Vendemmia- 2011