Tag Archives: Italian Wine

Did Italian Wine Jump the Shark with its Wine Purse?

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I have to admit that I didn’t even want to write this post, but it seems to keep getting blasted at me from every angle on the Interweb (I guess the PR company must has really been hammering-out the samples … Continue reading

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Passitivo Primitivo, Puglia, Italy.

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Grapes 100% Primitivo (aka Zinfandel)   Facts First-things-first, I think the best idea that brands such as Layer Cake ever did when marketing their own Primitivo, was to put “AKA Zinfandel” on the front label. No-one knows what Primitivo is … Continue reading

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Borgogno Dolcetto d’Alba 2007 Paired with Flank Steak Spirals with Porcini and Red Wine Sauce

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How nice is it to get home to a meal sat on the table when you walk in from working all day!?!? Not that I ask for it very often, but if the Mrs is off, and I’ve been working … Continue reading

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Di Majo Norante Sangiovese, Umbria – Italy

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Grapes 100% Sangiovese [San-joe-vay-say] The name Sangiovese is thought to come from Sanguis Jovis or “Blood of Jove” (Jove being the Roman name for Jupiter), indicating that wines were made from Sangiovese grapes even back in Roman times. Facts Di … Continue reading

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