Category Results for: Nebbiolo


Barolo: One of the Great Red Wines of the World

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

For many years, I’ve heard Barolo referred to as the “King of Wines”; but when I looked at a glass of Barolo, it looked like a wimpy wine because it was light red in color and somewhat transparent. Consequently, I had a hard time getting excited about it, especially when I looked at the price […]

Filed under: Italian Wine, Nebbiolo, Red Wine, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25 |


Cascade Valley Wine Country: Mountains, Lakes, Sunshine, and Wine

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Located in central Washington State halfway between Seattle and Spokane, Cascade Valley Wine Country is home to around 50 wineries and tasting rooms in Wenatchee, Chelan, and Leavenworth. Cascade Valley Wine Country is a marketing alliance formed in 2009 by area wineries and funded by the Port of Chelan County and the Port of Douglas […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Gewurztraminer, Lesser Known Varietals, Malbec, Merlot, Nebbiolo, Petite Sirah, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Red Wine, Riesling, Rose Wine, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz/Syrah, Sparkling Wine, Viognier, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |


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 |


Wine Blogging Wednesday #42: Just Seven Words

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

This month’s Wine Blogging Wednesday is more of a writing challenge than a tasting challenge. Andrew of Spittoon, our February host, asked us to drink any Italian red. That’s easy enough, we thought. But here’s where the tricky part comes in…after drinking that Italian red, he challenged us to review the wine in Just Seven […]

Filed under: Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Italian Wine, Nebbiolo, Red Wine, Wine Blogging Wednesday, Wine Book Club, Wines Over $25 |