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!
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)
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)
Come learn Italian wines by tasting some! Francesco Carfagna, Az. Agr. Altura, Isola del Giglio (Photo ©Tom Hyland) As we turn the calendar from June to July, we come to the half way point of 2012. So I’d like to share a few thoughts on the best Italian wines I’ve tried this year, both from my … Continue reading Year’s Best from Italy – To Date
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)
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