Tag Archives: Veneto

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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Allegrini Palazzo Della Torre, Veneto, Italy.

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Grapes 70% Corvina, 25% Rondinella, 5% Sangiovese   Facts Oh sure, I’d like to drink Amarone every day! But with what I consider a “decent” bottle starting at $50, and going swiftly upwards from there, my current budget just doesn’t … Continue reading

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Luigi Righetti “Capitel de Roari” Amarone, Valpolicella, Italy, 2008

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Grape Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara (%’s unknown)   Facts I’m turbo-passionate about Amarone, and if I could afford to drink it every day, I promise you I would! Amarone is stylistically very different than anything else Italy puts out, and is … Continue reading

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La Fiera Pinot Grigio Veneto – Italy 2010

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Wine La Fiera   Grape 100% Pinot Grigio   Place Veneto, Italy   Price $11.99 Imported through Wine Sellers    

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Cesari Mara Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso 2008

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Grapes A blend of Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara (don’t worry if you haven’t heard of them before, these grapes are generally only used in Italy in the wines of Valpolicella). Facts Read that title again! What a mouthful…….and that’s why … Continue reading

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