Tag: Italian

Rioja Winery
Wine

Rare Italian Varietal Wines.

As wine writers, my colleagues and I taste thousands of wines every year. Most are made from popular and widely planted grape varieties. Once in a while, an agent specializing in rare grape varietals graciously offers an opportunity to taste his wines. Ken Hayden specializes in Italian and Spanish rare […]

Vintages Release Recommendations
Wine

Renaissance of Italian Red Wine.

Italian winemakers have been producing fine reds since antiquity, but a new generation of young artisans is now pushing the envelope. They are bent to producing not only fine wines, but also exquisite ones to compete and even surpass the best in the world. Geographically, Italian vineyards are ideally located, […]

Italian Bread Pudding.
Recipes

Italian Bread Pudding.

Italian Bread Pudding. YIELD: 6 portions 12 slices stale pannetone, lightly toasted ½ cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2 cups vanilla custard Preheat oven to 350° F. Brush slices with butter and place them in a Baking dish. Pour the custard over pannetone and soak for 15 minutes. Bake […]

Amazing Italian Grapes.
Wine

Amazing Italian Grapes.

In the world of Italian wine, a grape variety’s identity id often profoundly connected with the terroir. Italian winemakers, with the exception those in some regions, always refer to them in conjunction of their terroir i.e Sangiovese di Romagna, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Pinot Grigio Collio, Garganega Veronese, Arneis Langhe, Moscato d’Asti, […]