My Own Italian Wine Reviews - First Half 2010

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 on a regular basis. Be sure to visit my other wine review series.

A Southern Italy White Fiano Under $15

" ...This is one of the first times that I remember a back label in Italian only... "

A Southern Italy White Fiano Under $15

A Southern Italy Primitivo Under $15

" Apulia, also known as Puglia, on the Adriatic coast of southern Italy produces a huge quantity of wine. Along with Sicily and Veneto it contends for the dubious title of Italy’s top wine producer, volume wise. ... "

A Southern Italian Primitivo (Under $15)

An Abruzzi, Chardonnay Under $10

" ...But the good news is that the wine is a Chardonnay rather than a... "

An Abruzzi, Chardonnay Under $10

A Better Italian Soave Under $15

" ...more expensive and presumably higher quality Soave made from organically grown grapes... "

A Better Italian Soave Under $15

A Sicilian Grillo Under $10

" ...Grillo is a favored component for the famous Sicilian dessert wine, Marsala, that is sort of making a comeback... "

A Sicilian Grillo Under $10

I Love Upscale Wine - A Barolo (Piedmont, Italy)

" ...The Italians simply call it 'The king of wines and the wine of kings'... "

I Love Upscale Wine - A Barolo (Piedmont, Italy)

A Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

" ...Even with the plebian meatballs the wine was... "

A Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

I Love Upscale Wine - A Tignanello Super Tuscan Red

" ...A $100 bottle of wine may be quite a memorable experience. Or... "

I Love Upscale Wine - A Tignanello Super Tuscan Red

A Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Under $10

" ...These organic grapes were grown near the medieval village of... "

A Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Under $10

A Central Italy Sangiovese Under $10

" ...Talk about microclimate. The Farnese vineyards are... "

A Central Italy Sangiovese Under $10

A South Italian Falanghina White Under $15

" ...This particular wine was made from 100% Falanghina grapes. So we are home free. Or are we?... "

A South Italian Falanghina White Under $15

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