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!
Every year when I go to Tre Bicchieri San Francisco, I try to formulate a plan of attack so I don't get ... well ... trashed. If you've ever been to any of those big tasting events at Fort Mason Center or anywhere else, you know: it's not easy to focus. Especially at Tre Bicchieri, … Continue reading Nero d’Avola, Negroamaro, Nerello Mascalese, etcetera … at Tre Bicchieri San Francisco 2014