Origins are highly debated and a bit mysterious for this heavenly aphrodisiac, but legend has it that it was actually first served in brothels in Treviso as a means to reinvigorate prostitutes and clients to keep the money flowing.
If you are concerned with GMO’s in the products you are consuming, you may need to be careful with which wine you are drinking.
Some believe that sulfites were first discovered to help preserve wines as far back as Greek Antiquity or the Roman Empire, although the jury is still out on this.
Most people only know a handful of different grapes – Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and the other ones used to categorize supermarket shelves.
The Old World was making wine for thousands of years, in a way we might call organic and natural by today’s standards…
In this ranking, I will only mention the 5 best Italian Wines ever drunk in the last 4 years, because four years ago, I completely changed my perspective on drinking. Each bottle has taken on a different meaning since August 28, 2015. It was no longer the wine itself but the wine because and above all, with whom. These may not be the 10 Best Italian Wines in existence, but they have made impressions on us in many ways despite their price, their top rank
PROSECCO DI VALDOBBIADENE SUR LIE, CASA COSTE PIENE But then, we reached this special little area, the Valdobbiadene hills, where again the stereotypical panoramas of Italian hills pervade. You’ll find Loris Follador there. From his character, he seems to me like the last guy that would be making an overproduced, cheesy and overly sweet beverage (aka 99% of Prosecco), and …
Brunello di Montalcino 2013, Poggiarellino Corinto Nero ‘Nero di Munti’ 2018, Caravaglio
Spumante Metodo Classico Ros Pas Dose Alfiere, Croci
Cannonau Di Sardegna Mamuthone 2016, Sedilesu Barbera d’Alba Superiore Bricco Delle Olive 2016, Palladino