Italian Wine Club May '24: Montenidoli

MONTENIDOLI  Might as well confess at the outset that I am violating one of my internal rules for the club this month. (No, not that one. Don’t worry these wines are both from Italy -...

Italian Wine Club February 2024: Sardinia

SARDEGNA “Sardinia”, said DH Lawrence, “is something else.” The famous English author was so smitten with the island that, following a brief trip there in January 1921, he composed the travelog “Sea and Sardinia”, which...

February 2024 Wine of the Month Club

 VALLE D’AOSTA Nestled in the northwestern corner of Italy lies a small but precious region. Located above Piemonte and surrounded by the magnificent Gratian Alps in the north, it shares borders with France and Switzerland....

Italian Wine Club January 2024: Lazio

LAZIO In Italy, it’s tradition to welcome the New Year by tossing old pots and pans out into the street to make room for the future. Drastic perhaps, but you can see the logic: in...

Italian Wine Club November 2023: Italo Infinito

Italo Infinito Nobody knows exactly how many different kinds of wine grapes there are in Italy. Estimates range from several hundred to a few thousand. The Ministry of Forestry and Agriculture’s official tally is 350...