Piccini 2008 Sasso Al Poggio, Tuscany

This style of  Tuscan wine is turning into the most popular with American wine drinkers looking for good value in Italian wines.  This is something of an irony: It wasn’t too long ago that blends of Sangiovese, Cabernet and Merlot were dubbed “Super...

Rivetto 2007 “Lirano Soprano” Barbera D’Alba

Rivetto is well known for their Barolo, which is all well and good. Those bottles earn their high price tags, but the hidden gem in the line up is their Barbera d’Alba. Along with the pinot-like complexity and deft marriage of flavors. This is at it’s...

Feudi di San Gregorio 2007 Companaro

  Since its origins in the ’80s, Feudi di San Gregorio has been one of the leaders in quality in southern Italy. Over the past few years, they have been ramping up quantity, and for the most part the wines haven’t suffered. It  does mean that the...