I heart Italian Pink Bubbly

February. It's the month to love, right? Well people love to hate Valentine's Day. Did you know the day after is officially National Singles Day? As if in revolt! I don't mind it. I don't really care actually. What's wrong with a day (or a month) to think about how much you love the special … Continue reading I heart Italian Pink Bubbly

Baglio di Pianetto, Sicilia

While I haven’t yet traveled to Sicily, I have extensively researched and tasted Sicilian wines over the last ten years. So when I was asked last summer to review some of the Baglio di Pianetto wines from Sicily on enotecaMarcella, I was amenable to the idea and certainly felt prepared to do so. After tasting the … Continue reading Baglio di Pianetto, Sicilia

Nerello Mascalese—your summer wine!

Earlier this year, in the spring, right around the time I decided to turn a focus to southern Italian wines, my neighbor, Bruce, incidentally—and ecstatically—informed me that he and his girlfriend, Jan, were going to Sicily at the end of May! "Oh my God! That's so awesome!" I exclaimed, as I felt a surge of … Continue reading Nerello Mascalese—your summer wine!