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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Amarone Wine Turns Raisins Into Gold

Take a detailed look into Amarone wine and why it’s special, from a taste profile of great Amarone to its defining features so you can find great wines on your own.

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Montepulciano Wine Guide

Montepulciano (“mon-ta-pull-chee-anno”) is a medium-bodied red wine that originates from central Italy not to be confused with Vino Nobile de Montepulciano, a regional name for the…

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Italian Wines, American Style

Let’s take stock of the Italo-American wines and compare them to their Italian counterparts including Barbera, Sangiovese, Nebbiolo and even the rare grape Lagrein…

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