Studying the various wine regions of Italy, an appellation that plays a significant role in both Italian history and in the production of wine is Colli Orientali Del Friuli DOC. The area is well known for producing white wine but it differs from neighboring districts because red wines are also produced. Colli Orientali Del Friuli
To many Labor Day signals the end of summer. The holiday is a celebration of the working class in both United States and Canada. While we celebrate our achievements, it is best done over a dinner, most often a barbecue with steaks ribs or hamburgers. What better way to pay tribute than toasting with a
A study of Italian wine must include Sicily and the Nero d’Avola grape. Its role in the 20th century was producing grapes in bulk for wineries on Italy’s mainland. The trend changed in the in the 1990s and Sicily started to produce wine, putting its name on the map. One winery that started strictly as
As summer’s end is quickly upon us here are some white wines and Rosés to finish out your summertime enjoyment. These refreshing wines are part two of a series of pleasurable summer wines I discovered over the past several months. With about one month to go before we hit the autumn season these summer wines
I first learned of Italy’s Collio region in 2014 when the president of the Consortium, Robert Princic visited Los Angeles. Sharing the beauty and wines of this small yet dynamic appellation was exciting so when the opportunity to meet the owners and sample the wines of Zuani Vigneti I was delighted to further explore Collio.
A love of his native land was what brought Leonardo Baccarelli to purchase the property that is now Roccafiore Winery in Todi, a town in the province of Perugia, situated in Umbria. It goes without saying that the wines from this region are outstanding and the wines from this winery are a true testament of