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While I feel fine showcasing other people's wine articles, I'd like to give you the chance to read some of my own...

Every author feels that she or he is unique. I haven't seen a series of articles quite like mine. I love Italian wine and food and I writing a series on the wines and foods of Italy's twenty regions. That should keep me busy for some time, and I hope you'll join me on this journey. You may even find some bargains, I have. I am adding articles from time to time. Be sure to visit my two companion series on French wine and food and on German wine and food.

Revisiting A Sicilian Red Blend

" ...as I listened to President Obama's first press conference dealing with economic issues... "

Revisiting A Sicilian Red Blend (Under $10)

A Southern Italian Fiano

" ...While the winery was founded in 2001 the specific area has been growing wine grapes since the times of the Ancient Greeks... "

A Southern Italian Fiano (Under $15)

A 2013 Vino Novello

" ...This wine is made from unidentified grapes (never a good sign) about 200 kilometers or 125 miles northeast of Rome... "

2013 Vino Novello (Under $10)

A Relatively Inexpensive Super Tuscan

" Some might say heaven on earth. The Argiano estate was built during the Renaissance... "

A Relatively Inexpensive Super Tuscan

A Northern Italian Merlot

" I try not to buy liters of wine. I can rarely finish them... "

A Northern Italian Merlot (Under $10)

An Italian Amarone Classico

" ...

...Frankly, I always thought of Amarone as an upscale wine. It comes from the same grapes as the low-priced Valpolicella, namely, Corvina, Rondinella, and Molinara. But the production process is quite different; ... "

An Italian Amarone Classico

An Italian Valpolicella

" ...The Bolla winery dates back to 1883. They have the Salvonian oak barrels to prove it... "

An Italian Valpolicella (Under $10)

A Venetian Pinot Noir

" ...This region is known for Amarone, a specially vinified wine whose origin is some pretty pedestrian grapes... "

A Venetian Pinot Noir (Under $15)

A Veneto, Italy Chardonnay

" I recently tasted this producerís similarly priced Merlot and wondered aloud how they could make such an inexpensive wine in such an expensive environment. Ditto for their Chardonnay. ... "

A Veneto, Italy Chardonnay (Under $10)

A Super Tuscan Second

" ...Way back when some excellent Italian winemakers thumbed their nose at the official Italian wine making regulations. They made wine... "

A Super Tuscan Second

Revisiting A Veneto, Italy Merlot

" ...so one may ask how they can do a Merlot for under $10, in fact under $8... "

Revisiting A Veneto, Italy Merlot (Under $10)

A Biodynamic Chianti

" ...Chianti carries the top of the line Italian wine designation DOCG whose G stands for guanantita. Some wag said there are only two guarantees in life, death and taxes. Believe you me, the G in DOCG is not a close third... "

A Biodynamic Chianti (Under $15)

A Kosher Italian Sangiovese

" ...also is reponsible for Knorr and Nutella, two products that seem as far from wine as possible ... "

A Kosher Italian Sangiovese (Under $10)

A Central Italian Pinot Noir

" ...Was the money used to buy better wines? ... "

A Central Italian Pinot Noir (Under $15)

Revisiting A Barbera d'Alba

" ...Brunello is a recent breed dating back to only 1870... "

Revisiting A Barbera d'Alba

An Almost Roman Red

" ... Many producers are devoted to improve the image of Latium wine, and perhaps return to the classic era in which the local Falernum was the pick of the litter... "

An Almost Roman Red (Under $10)

A Northern Italian Rosť

" ... This amounts to well over 40 million bottles a year... "

A Northern Italian Rosť (Under $10)

Italian Wine Reviews - First Quarter 2012

Access our January to March 2012 reviews of Italian wines. You'll find a wide variety of red and white wines in different prices, including a sweet wine. Many of these wines (or their cousins) may still be available. What are you waiting for? My Own Italian Wine Reviews - First Quarter 2012

Italian Wine Reviews - Second Quarter 2012

Access our April to June 2012 reviews of Italian wines. You'll find a wide variety of red and white wines in different prices, including some upscale wines. Many of these wines (or their cousins) may still be available. What are you waiting for? My Own Italian Wine Reviews - Second Quarter 2012

Italian Wine Reviews - First Half 2011

Access our January to June 2011 reviews of Italian wines. You'll find a wide variety of red and white wines in different prices, including some upscale wines. Many of these wines (or their cousins) may still be available. What are you waiting for? My Own Italian Wine Reviews - First Half 2011

Italian Wine Reviews - Second Half 2010

Access our July to December 2010 reviews of Italian wines. You'll find a wide variety of red and white wines in different prices, including some upscale wines. Many of these wines (or their cousins) may still be available. What are you waiting for? My Own Italian Wine Reviews - Second Half 2010

Italian Wine Reviews - First Half 2010

Access our January to June 2010 reviews of Italian wines. You'll find a wide variety of red and white wines in different prices, including some upscale wines. Many of these wines (or their cousins) may still be available. What are you waiting for? My Own Italian Wine Reviews - First Half 2010

Italian Wine Reviews - 2009

Access our 2009 reviews of Italian wines. You'll find a wide variety of red, white, and rosť wines in different prices. Many of these wines (or their cousins) may still be available. What are you waiting for? My Own Italian Wine Reviews - 2009

Italian Wine Reviews - 2007

Access our 2007 reviews of Italian wines. You'll find a wide variety of red, white, and rosť wines in different prices. Many of these wines (or their cousins) may still be available. What are you waiting for? My Own Italian Wine Reviews - 2007

Italian Wine Reviews - 2006

Access our 2006 reviews of Italian wines. You'll find a wide variety of red, white, and rosť wines in different prices. Many of these wines (or their cousins) may still be available. What are you waiting for? My Own Italian Wine Reviews - 2006

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