quintodecimo

Jan
7

Quintodecimo: Reinventing Campania

No one has made wines quite like these from Campania before. Luigi Moio founded the estate in 2001, though his family has long wine-making tradition in Campania. His vision is

photo

Feb
14

Azienda Agricola Grifalco Bosco del Falco Aglianico del Vulture 2007

As you crest the hill the dusty, rocky ground gives way to ancient, gnarled creatures that seem reticent in their sagacity, hiding amongst the overgrowth. This is what you have been

May
7

Villa Matilde Taurasi 2007

I enjoy ‘modern’ Italian wines that understand how to be approachable but that don’t let go of their fundamental Italianness. This 100% Aglianico is precisely that sort of wine. Villa

Nov
17

Feudi di San Grigorio Serpico 2001

Founded in 1986, Feudi di San Grigorio is one of Southern Italy’s most important estates. Campania was one of Italy’s original and most important wine producing regions in ancient Roman

Jan
21

Le Fole Campania Aglianico 2007

Beautifully elegant fruit driven biodynamic wine with Italian earthiness, food friendliness and tradition for $22. That’s what you get with this brilliant bottle of Aglianico from Campania in southern Italy.

Jan
8

Spotlight on Southern Italy: Feudi di San Gregorio Aglianico del Vulture DOC 2005

The Campania region of Southern Italy finds its centre in the city of Napoli (Naples), a strange chaotic place if I’ve ever seen one. The wine growing regions here sprinkle

Nov
22

Mastroberardino Radici Taurasi Riserva 1999

As Kirk was pointing out all sorts of intriguing bottles to me while I was browsing around Kits Wine Cellars looking for a tasty wine to pair with the Tortiere