"Corleone also makes a great Nero di Avola/Cabernet Barrique. We used to import it in Florida.
I just returned from a wonderful trip to Piedmont (White Truffles festival) and Monalcino in Tuscany. I had booked with a great travel agency for a super…"
"There is nothing wrong with "eastern" wines. We are starting to import 4 whites from Slovenia that are just stunning!
On my recent trip to Sonoma I went up to Lake County and found a small winery "Beaver Creek" that is run by 2 Czech guys - they…"
"I am off to Italy in October and will be visiting several vineyards:
Giacomo Vico, Burlotto (Piemont), Castello di Poppiano and Il Pogiolo (Brunello Beato) in Tuscany. Looking forward to it and would be happy to report about my experience if…"
"Biondi is great, but I prefer some of the smaller producers...Il Poggiolo hat the "Beato"...I still have a 1990 Marchesato degli Aleramaci Riserva at home. I have a feeling that prices will come down, the Euro is making big dents in their biz...good…"
"There are great deals of Monastrell already to be found here in the US.
I am off to Italy in October and will be visiting Piedmont - around Alba and Nieve) and Tuscany -Montalcino. I have been working with some Brunello producers for years and can't…"
"wouldn't know where to start..... I love South America now, going down to Chile, Argentina and Uruguay in May 2010...I call it the Western part of the 34th parallel south (which hops over to South Africa, then onto Australia).
Would like to go back…"