Nov 18, 2017
This week we are honored to have as our guest Jacopo Cossater, wine writer for the biggest wine blog in Italy, Intravino, on the show to discuss the Italian wine region he calls home: Umbria.
Umbria is the 4th smallest wine producing region of Italy, but its wines are exquisite and unlike anything else you'll...
Aug 21, 2017
In a small area of Piedmont is a hidden gem that makes some of the best value Nebbiolo and most unique whites of Italy, Arneis. If you love Italy and want to add to the list of gems, this podcast is a MUST listen!
1. We give an overview of Piedmont, Italy and where Roero fits in to the mix -- it makes...
Jun 25, 2017
Lambrusco is a family of grapes & a wine made from those grapes that's usually red, fizzy & refreshing! Made in Emilia-Romagna, east of Tuscany, this ancient gem got a bad rep in the 1980s but is making a comeback! We'll tell you how to get the good stuff!
Jan 6, 2017
We welcome our new Italy co-host, Filippo Bartolotta, a native Florentine, wine expert, writer, and travel company owner. This fabulous normal wine guy tells us about himself, about Italian wine culture, and about how to get the best out of Tuscan wine!
The Show Notes:
1. Chianti is hard to recommend by appellation,...
Jun 18, 2014
We return from our baby and massive home renovation hiatus with
a hugely important region in the wine world -- Piedmont, Italy.
We cover the major reds and whites, including Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera, Dolcetto, Arneis, Gavi, and Moscato. This should give you a good base for exploring this region that has a ton of...