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Italian Wines to Drink While in Italy

Italian Wines to Drink While in Italy – Argiolas is widely regarded as the foremost wine estate on the island of Sardinia, off the west coast of Italy. It produces a large portfolio of award-winning wines, including the powerful, tannic, herbal-noted Turriga Isola


Incredible Wine Finds in Italy

Incredible Wine Finds in Italy Wine – The 2016 vintage for Tuscany is widely considered to be excellent. Incredible Wine Finds in Italy – In 2016, the winter was cool and damp with the conditions continuing through to spring. Although flowering was


Italy’s Best Super Tuscan Wines

Italy’s Best Super Tuscan Wines – Starting in the 1970s, some Chianti-region wine producers felt that the DOC government labels allowed for lower-quality wine and prevented experimentation. Super Tuscan wines arose from this experimentation, which typically involved blends with international


Affordable Left Bank Bordeaux

Affordable Left Bank Bordeaux – Bordeaux, as set out in the 1855 classification of Medoc and Graves. The Cabernet Sauvignon-dominant blend is rich and concentrated, and is often considered one of the best of the second growths. This area is


Best Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

While the Russian River Valley is a large appellation with multiple climate zones and soil types, it is best known for cool-climate varieties, with Pinot Noir as the most celebrated. The grapes benefit from a reliable late afternoon flow of


Affordable Super Tuscans

Many of the Affordable Super Tuscans of central Italy are comprised of Cabernet – Merlot – Sangiovese. The blend can be made to any number of variations, but the combination typically draws on the power and structure of Cabernet Sauvignon, the


Best Bottles of Wine to Give This Holiday

Best Bottles of Wine to Give This Holiday – It’s easier if you know the person’s tastes. Most wine drinkers have particular tastes, whether they like a red, white or sparkling is a start. Consider what you’ve seen the person


The Best Affordable Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons

The Best Affordable Napa Valley Cabernets – The classic “Napa Cab”, the archetypal Napa Valley wine, is a rich, oak-aged red with aromas of blackcurrant, boysenberry, licorice, vanilla and smoky, bittersweet chocolate. The range of grape varieties grown in the


Three Incredible Bordeaux Wines

Three Incredible Bordeaux Wines. Bordeaux, in the southwest of France, needs little introduction as one of the world’s most famous, prestigious and prolific wine regions. Its three trump cards are diversity, quality and quantity. The majority of Bordeaux wines (nearly


Best Pinot Noirs From Sonoma

Pinot Noir is one of France’s most legendary grapes and the grape that earned Burgundy its reputation. The parent of varietals like Pinot Gris/Grigio and Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir is blue to violet to indigo in color with relatively thin