The Story of a Great Day in Alto Adige Text and Photos ©Tom Hyland Sundial at J. Hofstatter Winery, Tramin I’m fortunate enough to travel to Italy three or four times per year; thankfully, I never tire of it. Thus every day in la bella Italia, even if it’s cold and/or rainy, is a special … Continue reading Why I Love Italy – and the Italians!
I love the endless challenge that the Italian wine scene presents. There are always new varieties, wine districts or producers to be discovered. How can you not love the opportunity to constantly taste new wines? Kerner is a variety that is a specialty of one small zone, that of the Valle d’Isarco in northeastern Alto … Continue reading The Best Dessert Wine You’ve Never Tasted
As I’m tasting Italian wines, from time to time I’ll note a wine that I label a crowd pleaser. This is a wine, be it red white, rosé or sparkling that has forward, tasty fruit with good ripeness and a clean, round finish. These are wines that appeal to just about everyone, be they beginning … Continue reading Uniquely Italian