Salento, Puglia 
L'Astore Masseria

Guide to Southern Italy I: Puglia and Sicily

The New Big Italian Red Wines Reds imported from Sicily and Puglia are quickly growing in popularity. These wines are often modern, fruit-driven styles that are comfortable to American drinkers, at … [Read More...]

biondi santi

Quick Guide to Tuscan Wine

Check out the appellation system guide first, as well as Sangiovese and Map of Tuscany Tuscan wines are some of the most likable and approachable in Italy. In addition to being well-known, Tuscan … [Read More...]

southern italy

From the Grape Files: Indigenous Southern Italian Varietals I

  Main Indigenous Varietals of Puglia Primitivo- A fruity grape with sweet tannins that makes deeply-flavored, alcoholic wines. Considered to be genetically linked to Zinfandel Negroamaro- … [Read More...]

Le Fonti in Panzano, Chianti Classico

From the Grape Files: Sangiovese

Sangiovese is the most widely planted grape in Italy, and the star of many DOC and DOCG classified wines, such as: Brunello di Montalacino Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Chianti … [Read More...]