Montefalco

    Understanding the Challenging Wine Market in the USA

    … programs for the alcohol business.[/entity][/entity] The three-tier system is the reality in the US, as Raye said, and it won’t be changing any time soon. But there are ways to work within it and, increasingly, around it, given the always-changing regulations in the US about ecommerce and shipping wine directly to consumers. Despite how…

    1 readers - By Charles Scicolone/ Charles Scicolone on Wine

    2008 Campo della Maestà Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Wearing...

    …2008 Campo della Maestà Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Wearing some Versace in honor of this Italian gem. Classic, red and black fruit on the nose along with earth, dried meat, and bay leaf. Small blackberries, red berries, and meat on the palate with bay leaf and light balsamic. 4/5 bones $$$ Sagrantino 14.5% abv Montefalco (Umbria), ITALY…

    4 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

    Davero Winery and Dry Creek Valley Sagrantino

    … tasted it!). I wish I were Ridge’s winemaker! It’s a spectacular wine. The Davero farms are biodynamic and integrate a lot of other life besides vines and olive trees. Fruit groves and gardens, created to support vine-beneficial insects, as well as chickens, pigs, and sheep are just a few things you’ll find on Ridge and Colleen’s 90 acres…

    13 readers - By Marcella Newhouse/ enotecaMarcella

    Sagrantino – Your Italian Staycation Red

    … open the wine, which has been given a slight chill (give it about ½ an hour in the fridge). One of my favorite things to serve for occasions like these is a Sagrantino. Sagrantino di Montefalco is a DOCG from the Umbria region of Italy. “Sagrantino” refers to the main town in the region and also the grape which grows in the countryside surrounding…

    3 readers - By Amanda Schuster/ The Alcohol Professor