Italy

Inky Wines for Autumn Comfort

Inky Wines for Autumn Comfort

A weekly roundup of wines worth sharing—from Rioja, Chianti Classico, Chianti Rùfina, Loire, and Dry Creek Valley

Altri Italiani

Altri Italiani

I recently taught a class on Italian wine. My research, so called, took me on a clockwise virtual tasting tour of the boot of Italy,…

Due Italiani

Due Italiani

Cappella Sant’Andrea Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG 2010 12.5% ABV | Price: about $15* Neirano Brachetto d’Acqui DOCG NV 7% ABV | Price: about…

SanSì

SanSì

Azienda Agricola Scagliola Barbera d’Asti Superiore “SanSì” 2008 14.5% ABV | Price: about $40 This wine is 100% barbera, and the grapes derive from…

El Greco

El Greco

Feudi di San Gregorio Greco di Tufo 2008 13.0% ABV | Price: about $20 Deep gold with faint hints of stone fruit and citrus,…

Rosso

Rosso

Collemattoni Rosso di Montalcino 2007 14.5% ABV | Price: about $28 This wine is 100% sangiovese, from the Brunello clone. Rosso di Montalcino is…

The Black Bee

The Black Bee

Torrevento Puglia IGT "Il Filare" Rosato 2008 12.0% ABV | Price: about $12 I'm gonzo about this wine. I've been drinking it all summer….

Interestingness

Interestingness

Damilano Barolo "Lecinquevigne "200414% ABV | Current price: about $36 Nebbiolo grapes from five eponymous vineyards go into this wine. It's young for a…