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The Wines… Meticulous, thoughtful and thrilling red and white wines from the heart of Sicily’s Vittoria region....
The Wines… Bisol makes Prosecco, and very, very fine Prosecco at that. At the entry-level price is...
Castello di Volpaia
The Wines… Castello di Volpaia has the standard Chianti Classico roster of wines: an annata Chianti Classico DOCG,...
First-Taste Guide to Franciacorta
Standing Tall As One of the World's Greatest Sparkling Wines
The Wines… Vietti is one of Piedmont’s most storied winemaking houses, and among the most respected in...
The Wines… Oddero is one of the largest land-owners in the Langhe region, and their holdings give...
How This Veneto Wine Transported Me
425 Words (Or So) On a Wine With Shades of the Loire and Valpo
Sicilian Sweet Wines Demand Attention
A Four-Course Story of Dessert Wines from Gorghi Tondi, Occhipinti, Tasca d'Almerita and Donnafugata
Why a New Winery in Barolo is a Touchy Subject
An Excellent Wine That Asks Some Hard Questions
What is Vitovska and Should I Drink It?
400 Words (Or So) in Which I Answer "Yes, Yes You Should."
Valle d’Aosta: Wines from the Roof of Italy
A First-Taste Guide to the Shangri-La of Italian Wine
Mach Riserva Trento DOC: Reason to Celebrate
500 Words (Or So) On a Bubbly I'm Bubbly About