Zidarich: Soulful Italian Wine from the Carso

Zidarich Italian wine carso

Reading Time: The stretch of land along the North Adriatic coast is one of the most soulful areas I've traveled through. The area includes the Croatian & Slovenian portions of Istria, runs through Italy. Carso is a small strip of land that hugs the sea and surrounds Trieste, Italy. It's

Fattoria le Pupille: More Than Morellino

Fattoria le Pupille

Reading Time: "What's it like to work with such a big personality in the wine world?" "She's actually fantastic and listens to input and gives some flexibility in the cellar," answered Ettore Rizzi. He's a fiery ambitious man who is deeply involved with the production at Fattoria le Pupille. Ettore also

Niepoort: Low Alcohol Portuguese Wine

Niepoort Vinhos

Reading Time: "Are you making low alcohol wines because you like them, or is it because it's what consumers are looking for these days? " Dirk Niepoort looked at me in the eye for a second before replying, "when it comes to these wines, I don't give a s@#!t about what

XXVI Talhas Mestre Daniel, Do Tareco

vinho de talha branco do tareco xxvi talhas

Reading Time: Wines made in small clay pots? In the Fall of 2019, the Wines of Alentejo took me through a one-week jaunt of cellars in this part of Portugal. During the trip, I visited a number of producers who are making wines in clay vessels. Portugal is home to