Nebbiolo in a Nutshell

Recommendations, flavor profiles & facts about the grape behind Barolo and Barbaresco in a quick five-minute read.

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Lambrusco Wines Worth Drinking

Today, the best Lambruscos are dry (secco) and barely sweet (semisecco) and almost always made in a semi-sparkling, frizzante, style. There are about 10 different varieties, but if you’re just getting into Lambrusco, here are the 4 high quality varieties to know

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Roman Food and Wine Pairings

The next time you find yourself wrapped up in a bed sheet with a wreath atop your head (Toga party?) here are some Roman foods and wines to explore to make your party more legit.

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The Wines To Know From Lazio

The once forgettable wine region of Lazio is starting to turn out some fascinating wines. Better still is the fact that since they’re so under-appreciated you’re likely to find exceptional values.

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Italian Wine Map and Exploration Guide

This article serves as a guide to outline the types of wines from each of Italy 20 wine regions. See which regions have the most vineyard plantings and learn what their wines taste like.

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Amazing Red: Nerello Mascalese

Nerello Mascalese is a light-bodied red wine that primarily grows on the slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily. Despite its rarity, the wine offers amazing value and a taste profile that’s often likened to fine Pinot Noir. Find out what this special Sicilian red has to offer.

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On Pairing Wine With Pasta

The best tip on pairing wine with pasta is to ignore the pasta and pay attention to the sauce. Here are 5 popular sauces and several suggested wines (both Italian and otherwise) to get you started.

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Vin Santo Wines of Italy

Vin Santo (or Vino Santo) is a viscous, typically sweet dessert wine made in Italy, predominantly in Tuscany. The wine is loved for its intense flavors of hazelnut…

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