Chianti Classico

  • Wines of the Week: My Top Choices

    … "It's my contention that good food and great wines should not be the rare commodity, but rather it should be a model which we all strive to live-by!" ~ Wise Vinosapien In the illustration above, you see a busy wine writer attempting to post his next article, the desk filled with more 'in' than 'out', it's funny how often that scenario plays out…

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  • Excellent wines, both familiar and unfamiliar, from Italy

    … I remember the San Felice, Il Grigio, Chianti Classico Riserva from my high school days when we would periodically dine at an Italian restaurant in the Seven Corners. I remember the wine more than the food , which surely was decant, but I would not be surprised if we went there to drink the wine. The latest vintage is a good effort that needs…

    1 readers - Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blog
  • September 27th at VINTAGES rolls into October 2nd with Taste Ontario

    … Taste Local, Love Local Photo (www.lcbo.com) This coming weekend’s VINTAGES release will parlay values from around the globe into the meeting place of Ontario stores. Many of the bargains tie directly into a PB and J campaign, a parochial bandwagon advertising juggernaut. The LCBO and Wine Country Ontario‘s #Tastelocal, #Lovelocal…

    1 readers - Michael Godel/ Godello
  • A traditional afternoon with the wines of Carpineto

    … and even better at the SAQ where there is a different “attitude towards Rosé.” A gaseous medicine with exceptional salinity. Very dry saigneé, savoury and approachable. The freshly pickled strawberry is a nice touch. Farnito White 2012, Tuscany, Italy ($24.95, WineAlign) The Carpineto “White” is made from 100 per cent Chardonnay. Though the intent…

    4 readers - Michael Godel/ Godello
  • Brunello di Montalcino producers to sue over fake wine

    … for the Consorzio said the current case is different from an investigation announced at the end of May this year, when Italian police uncovered tens of thousands bottles of wines with false labels, including some that claimed to be Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti Classico. …

    11 readers - Decanter
  • Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

    …. Remove foil and bake until cheese is starting to brown, about 15 minutes or so. Wine Pairing: Ruffino Ducale Riserva Chianti Classico 2010 Wine pairing theory: The best pairing for this dish would be a light and tangy red, such as a Chianti or a Gamay Noir. The acidity in the wine will pair nicely with the acidity in the tomato sauce…

    3 readers - Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean
  • Cliffs Wine Picks – Aug 25, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

    … 2010 Isole e Olena Chianti Classico 2006 Jean Edwards Cellars Syrah Carneros 2009 Sandler Wine Company Zinfandel Buck Hill Vineyard 2007 Wild Hog Vineyard Petite Sirah Cache Creek 2006 Carlisle Syrah Papa’s Block 2010 Isole e Olena Chianti Classico – $18.59 This has been a favorite since a friend suggested I give it a try. 80…

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  • Italy winemakers braced for tough 2014 harvest

    …Summer rain has left winemakers across northern Italy facing difficult conditions for the 2014 harvest, but while many still remain optimistic there are higher hopes further south in the country. Peter McCombie MW hosts a Chianti Classico tasting at Decanter's Simply Italian - Great Wines even in London. Italy is heading for its smallest wine…

    9 readers - Decanter
  • The Naperville Wine Festival 2014

    … Parker Station Pinot Noir Fess Parker SBC Pinot Noir Hodge du Podge Red Big Easy Syrah Vinilandia Good Pinot Grigio Belpoggio Verdicchio DOC Nicolis Valpolicella Classico Poggio Amorelli Chianti Classico Villa Donna Moscato d’Asti Scagliola Petali Di Rose Brachetto Hahn/Other Guys Huntington Sauvignon Blanc Cycles Gladiator Pinot Grigio White Knight…

    10 readers - Vino Con Vista Italy