Press Reviews

‘Four Tenors’ – Four Wines From Italy

'Four Tenors' - Four Wines From Italy Ah, Italy! I've visited Italy a few times - when I was backpacking (in the 1980s), with our kids during a teacher exchange in 2000, and with my wife in 2014 (where this photo of Pompeii is from). Italy has so much going for it - culture, history, [...]

Italian Amarone to Warm Up Your Winter

Italian Amarone to Warm Up Your Winter With winter in full swing, nothing says “warm up by the fire” like a glass of Amarone. Americans are longtime fans of this full-bodied, velvety red wine, and the U.S. is the second largest destination market, accounting for 14% of total exports. Produced across 19 townships in the northeast [...]

Anthony Gismondi: Monte del Frà Cà del Magro Custoza Superiore 2017, Verona, Veneto, Italy

Anthony Gismondi: Monte del Frà Cà del Magro Custoza Superiore 2017, Verona, Veneto, Italy Cà del Magro is a rich blend of Italian heritage that always sports a slightly darker yellow colour in the glass, previewing a vibrant, floral, mineral, nutty nose. The grapes come out of Verona's 55 year old Ca' del Magro vineyard, [...]

WINE ENTHUSIAST

Monte del Frà 2016 Tenuta Lena di Mezzo (Amarone della Valpolicella Classico) Editors' Choice Aromas of ripe red plum, new leather, blue flower and pipe tobacco mingle together in this bold red. The full-bodied palate features steeped prune, raisin, licorice and sandalwood alongside tightly woven, velvety tannins. Drink through 2028. KERIN O’KEEFE RATING     [...]

Top Italian Wines Roadshow. Monte del Frà: the discreet charm of Custoza

15 Jan. 2021, 09:58 | a cura di Gambero Rosso MONTE DEL FRÀ IS THE ABSOLUTE REFERENCE POINTS OF VERONA OENOLOGY: HERE'S ITS HISTORY. Literally nestled in the vineyards that lie on the morainic hills of Custoza, the cellar owned by the Bonomo brothers, for over sixty years, has been one of the absolute reference [...]

Wine Enthusiast – There’s an Italian Rosato for Every Rosé Fan

If you fancy yourself a rosé aficionado, then rosato should be on your radar. Made from a range of indigenous Italian grapes, these pink wines come in several unique styles depending on where in Italy they’re from, and offer a breadth of variety that may surprise even the most engaged rosé lover.Those who desire a […]

Decanter Best – Great value Valpolicella Ripasso reds: Five under £25

Great value Valpolicella Ripasso reds: Five under £25. We picked out some of the best value options from our recent panel tasting…. Although our judges – Andrew Jefford, Aldo Fiordelli and Michael Garner – found this particular tasting a bit of a ‘mixed bag’, they did observe some of the advantages of Valpolicella Ripasso.‘Ripasso is […]

Decanter – Amarone della Valpolicella 2016: A first look

Amarone 2016: A first look. We could all use some good news these days. For Amarone afficionados and Valpolicella producers at least, the 2016 vintage should provide plenty to revel in… Read the article hereDownload the article

Decanter Best – Best summer red wines to drink chilled

Decanter Best – JULY 29, 2020 Best summer red wines to drink chilled There are plenty of red wines that you can drink slightly chilled in the summer months, contrary to popular myth. Here is our guide to your options, with expert advice on how to chill wine quickly if you’re pushed for time.Ellie DouglasYes, […]

From Czech Republic winner of the competition: Valpolicella Classico and Valpolicella Classico Superiore

From Czech Republic winner of the competition: Valpolicella Classico and Valpolicella Classico Superiore. Please have a look at the file in download at page 81 and 83 to get the category from the Wine & Degustation magazine. You can read the article here. For the full version of the magazine go at this link.

Lockdown wines – whites and rosés

A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. Recommended reds follow next week. Now that it’s impossible to eat out in restaurants, wine drinkers have to do all their drinking at home, as many wine retailers have discovered to their benefit. There are tales of empty wine shelves in supermarkets but, […]

VISIT THE BEST VINEYARDS OF VENETO

“Visit the best vineyards in Veneto – We have found the best!” this is what you can read about the article that was published on Vinjournalen.se An article entirely dedicated to food and wine tourism in Veneto You can read the article here.

Slow Food pays tribute to rosé wines

View the article in pdf Thursday 18 July at the restaurant Noi Restaurant in Bergamo Slow Wine offers an evening dedicated to rosé wines, along the lines of the 100 Dinners for Slow Wine evening, aimed at all Italian conduits. A selection of the “Best 100 Italian rose wines” will be offered for tasting. The […]

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