421 Reasons to Drink Italian Wine in 2016

3 Glasses? Yes, please.Parker has points. Gambero Rosso has glasses.3 Glasses, to be exact. That’s the top distinction awarded to some of Italy’s best wines by Gambero Rosso, a rather famous Itali... READ MORE

Truffle Hunt? Leave the Pig, Grab the Dog

“Have you ever tried holding back a 300 pound pig from eating a 500 Euro truffle when he’s hungry?  Good luck with that.” Gianni Vaira, a master Alba truffle hunter, is enlig... READ MORE

Falling for Chianti

The mornings are crisp. Daylight bestows a warm glow on everything, and shadows now have soft edges. We’re past the point of equal day and night, and the evening sunset seems to come all too soon.Th... READ MORE

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Limoncino or Limoncello? Who cares, drink up!

In Forum "Recipes" (3 replies)
By Teresa H, Posted about 4 days, 14 hours ago

Meyer lemons are in full-swing in most markets, and at our house, that means Limoncino time! Don’t you mean Limoncello? Well, yes and no—while both drinks have basically the same properties, they… READ MORE

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Ciao a Tutti! Moio 57 Rosso wine in US?

In Forum "Italian Wine Reviews" (5 replies)
By italianpot, Posted about 4 days, 14 hours ago

Hello, I am new to this forum, I am a neapolitan that lives in Oregon and I love this forum. I don't want to go offtopic, so my question is: Anybody know the Moio 57 wine from Campania? It&… READ MORE

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Official Maps of Barolo, Barbaresco, Diano d’Alba regions

In Forum "Wine Resources" (6 replies)
By Michael Horne, Posted about 2 weeks, 6 days ago

The Italian consortium responsible for managing the many DOC and DOCG zones in Piemonte have been painstakingly defining and creating official topographical maps of the Barolo, Barbaresco and Dia… READ MORE