Slovenian White Wine Part 2: Spotlight on Goriška Brda

Slovenian White Wine Goriska Brda

Reading Time: Of all the wine districts in Slovenia, few are held in such high regard as Goriška Brda. Goriška Brda (or Brda for short) is a district in Slovenia's Primorska region. Brda is basically an extension of Italy's Collio DOCG. It actually could be considered the other way

Donato D’Angelo: Aglianico del Vulture

donato dangelo aglianico del vulture

Reading Time: “Along with Nebbiolo and Sangiovese, it (Aglianico) is generally believed to be one of Italy’s three best wine grapes, but in my opinion, it is far more: At the very least, it’s one of the world’s dozen or so best wine grapes" - Ian d'Agata. When it comes

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

Slovenian White Wine Part 1

slovenian white wine part 1

Reading Time: Thank goodness for Slovenian white wine. This tiny country located is located on the north coast of the Adriatic Sea. What it lacks in size, it makes up for in wine quality. Around 70% of Slovenia's production is white wine. I use the term white wine loosely because

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