Oct
25

Roccolo Grassi Valpolicella Superiore 2011

This is one of the great wines of the Veneto. I’ve written about this producer’s Amarone before and I’ve been a regular purchaser of their Valpol. In my view only

Mar
15

Pieropan Ruberpan 2006

Pieropan is famous for their beautiful single vineyard Soave’s, which defy expectations for the potential of Garganega. While I’m not regularly a huge fan of Valpolicella due to the often

Mar
18

Marion Valpolicella Superior 2006

I’ve written about the wines of Marion before. For me, they are making some of the best wines in the Veneto, in the same vein as Dal Forno and Quintarelli,

May
9

Marion Calto 2004 IGT

Sometimes wine isn’t about analysis, but rather beads a direct line into the ephemeral and emotional. Sometimes wine is sensuality and emotion more than intellect. This was just such a

Nov
4

Giuseppe Quintarelli ‘Primofiore’ Valpolicella 2003

Quintarelli is an icon producer in the Veneto region of Italy. His wines are mostly inaccessibly priced, with this, the cheapest offering, clocking in at a solid $70, and the