Chianti Wine: The Pride of Tuscany

Chianti Wine (‘kee-on-tee’) is a red blend from Tuscany, Italy made primarily with Sangiovese grapes. Find out more about this wine and how to find great quality.

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Drink like an Ancient Roman: Cesanese Wine

In order to explore some of the traditional wines of Italy, we paired up with a Chef who knows the ins and outs of Italian cuisine. In this post, we’ll explore a rare Roman wine called Cesanese (“chae-sah-NAE-say”).

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How to Read Italian Wine Labels

Learn to understand Italian wine labels enough to get what you want. Here is a great set of tips and advice to keep handy so you can find and enjoy more Italian wine.

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Essential Guide to Piedmont Wine (with Maps)

Want to really understand Italian wine? Piedmont wine is a useful area to get to know because of the diversity of wines and wine grapes. Piedmont is also home to one of the premier wine growing regions of the world.

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Why is Amarone Wine So Freakin’ Expensive?

We get asked a lot about wines in the sub-$20 range, but how do you find a nicely priced Amarone wine? Learn about a significantly cheaper style of Valpolicella wine as well as why Amarone wine costs so much…

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Get to Know Sparkling Italian Wine

Get to know sparkling Italian wine. There are 5 major types of sparkling wines from Italy which include Prosecco, Lambrusco, Franciacorta and Asti Spumante.

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Map of Italian Wine Regions

See the easy-to-understand map of Italian wine regions and major wine varieties. Learn about the 20 Italian wine regions and which ones to try first when delving into Italian wines.

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