Category Archives: Italy

Feudi del Pisciotto Frappato 2010, Sicily

Frappato di Vittoria is a Sicilian grape variety that makes light and fragrant red wines. However all Frappatos tend to be IGT and there is only one DOCG wine from Sicily. The attractive label on the Feudi del Pisciotto is … Continue reading

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Araldica Barolo Flori 2010

A great bottle of foreign wine for pizza this weekend is this Araldica Barolo for ~$30. Seriously?! Barolo which tends to be in excess of $80! Very suspicious, this can’t be good no? But look.┬áThe quality of wines carrying the … Continue reading

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10x Tractor Pinot Noir 2013 & Araldica Barolo Flori 2009

I’ve had several 2013 Mornington Peninsula pinots now, and they’ve all been impressive open wines. The Ten Minutes by Tractor 2013 continues the hits. A deep ruby coloured core accompanied by sweet spiced nose, bright cherry fruit, strawberry leaf and … Continue reading

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Duemani Altrovino 2011, Toscana, Italy

AUD$65 from Prince Wine Store. Duemani is owned by a husband and wife duo of Luca D’Attoma and Elena Celli on the coast of Tuscany. Their Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Merlot vines reside on land with unhindered picturesque views of … Continue reading

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Matteo Correggia with Giovanni Correggia

So, finding yourself priced out of Langhe Nebbiolos? Well fret not because you can certainly get your Italian fix with some very smart Roero wines. Roero is a hilly region north of the Paesana municipal in Southern Piedmont. The quiet … Continue reading

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