Tag Archives: Sicily

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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Late lunch dessert, sweetens up the foregone result of Election Day ’13.

So what do we do on an Election Day when everyone already knows the outcome? Did you get your sausage in the queue? The clouds and rain were forecast to arrive, so before the sun disappeared, the small BBQ made … Continue reading

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Mandoleto Nero d’Avola 2011, Sicily, Italy

$14 from Cloudwine. Intense dark ruby colour. Youthful aromatic profile of blackcurrants, black pepper and spice. For me, there’s an inherent freshness as well, sorta like an orange orchard in warm weather when you can smell the fruit and leaves … Continue reading

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