One of the best ways to experience Italy & her culture is by sitting down for a meal in an authentic Osteria and sampling the local cuisine. Forget what you know about “Italian food,” the Italians don't think of their cuisine that way. American travelers in Italy are shocked to discover that there’s no such thing […]
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 Italian journal that celebrates the hedonistic pursuit of food, wine & culture. Every year in the Fall, Gambero Rosso announces their short-list […]
I had the good fortune of meeting Robbin Gheesling on Twitter last year while searching for fellow enthusiasts of Italian wines. Robbin, it turns out, is much more than just an enthusiast – she is making it her life’s pursuit, having spent years living in Florence while pursuing her Master’s degree in Italian Studies after […]
3 Glasses. That’s the grand award bestowed upon some of Italy’s best wines, as judged by the tasting team at renowned Gambero Rosso. Welcome to the Tre Bicchieri 2013 award season It’s a difficult and meticulous process tasting over 20,000 Italian wines from thousands of producers, narrowing it down to just a handful (well, 399 […]
Here’s the go-to list of the best Italian wines for under $20, all winners of the prestigious Gambero Rosso 2012 Vini d’Italia 3 Bicchieri award.
Dall’Uva Sommelier Michael Horne reviews the top 3 red, white and bubbly wines from Vini d’Italia 2011, Gambero Rosso’s annual guidebook to Italy’s finest wines
Sommelier Michael Horne teaches you how to do the age-old “Giro d’Ombra”, or wine pub crawl through the streets and alleys of old Venice
Our vino road warrior and Sommelier Michael Horne shares his Italy foodie hints and tricks to find the best osteria, trattoria, and ristorante food in Italy
In this second of 3 parts, vino road warrior and Sommelier Michael Horne teaches you how to book and visit Italian wineries on your next trip to Italy.
Our vino road warrior and Sommelier Michael Horne shares his Italy travel planning and booking recommendations to maximize the magic of your next trip to Italy