Italy, Piedmont, Barolo: A Video Spotlight on Giacomo Conterno

Roberto Conterno of the Giacomo Conterno estate is one of Italy’s most talented Barolisti, but during the doldrums of lockdown, he reinvented himself....

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Italy, Sicily, Aeolian Islands: Blowing in the Wind

This report contains wines mostly made with Malvasia delle Lipari from boutique producers on Lipari, Panarea, Vulcano and Stromboli....

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Italy, Sicily, Etna: Eruptions, Excitement, Elegance & Electricity

Excitement surrounding Etna as a destination, investment in infrastructure and international media attention are growing, largely due to Etna’s wines....

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Italy, Tuscany: Icons

In this collection of 90 wines from across Tuscany, I focus on the benchmark bottles that have brought vino italiano to the world stage....

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Italy, Umbria: Recent Releases from Montefalco

Umbria’s little town of Montefalco lends its name to the region’s most important red wine appellation. Here, the main grape is Sagrantino....

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Italy, Sicily, Etna: Introducing Idda, a New Project by Gaja and Graci

Two of Italian wine’s most important families, the Gaja clan of Barbaresco and the Graci family of Catania, joined forces to create this new wine company....

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Italy, Lazio: A Few New Releases

This is a small group of wines representing three producers from Lazio, the Italian region that proudly accommodates the glorious Eternal City, Rome....

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Italy, Tuscany: The Tuscan Twenty – A Spotlight on Masseto & Ornellaia

The 2018 vintage offers a unique perspective on the wines of Bolgheri, particularly at the property that houses these two powerhouse brands....

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Italy, Tuscany: The Tuscan Twenty – A Spotlight on Marchesi Antinori & Guado al Tasso

This is the first article in my “Tuscan Twenty” series that focuses on icon wines of Tuscany, which includes those of Marchesi Antinori and Guado al Tasso....

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Italy, Chianti Classico: Discoveries from Greve in Chianti

This is the final chapter in my comune discovery series, and it represents the most wines tasted and the largest geographic area to define....

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