Category Results for: Brunello


Who is #1 in Wine? Italy Makes their Claim

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Italy says it is #1 in wine production, although it admits it is a close race with France and depends on the vintage. France is #1 in wine exports and historically was #1 in production, too. Spain is #1 in acreage planted to grapes. United States is #1 in wine imports. Today, I’m going to […]

Filed under: Barbera, Brunello, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Italian Wine, Montepulciano, Moscato/Muscat, Nebbiolo, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Red Wine, Sangiovese, White Wine |


Private Tasting: Italian Red

Monday, May 5th, 2008

We recently had one of our double-blind private tastings. All we knew when we sat down for dinner was that these two wines were red, but we did not know their region of origin or varietal. For a more complete description of how we set up these private tastings, please refer back to my Private […]

Filed under: Brunello, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Italian Wine, Nebbiolo, Red Wine, Wines Over $25 |