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Nov
25

Wind Gap Soif 2014

Wind Gap’s newest and just released wine is a winner. Meant for chilling and gulping with a large number of friends, there is nevertheless a serious backbone to this carbonic-macerated

Jan
5

Spotlight on Southern Italy: Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2004

Yesterday I introduced the Spotlight on Southern Italy series with a look at the Apulia region (in the southeast), and specifically at the primitivo grape. Primitivo, however, is a relatively

Aug
23

Apollonio Copertino 2001

Having recently tried and loved the Apollonio Valle Cupa, it was a simple decision to pick up this Negroamaro based wine from the Copertino DOC in Italy. With earth and

Aug
18

Apollonio Valle Cupa Salento Rosso IGT 2001

Somewhat off the traditional vinous road through Italy lies Apulia, a region in southeastern Italy within which one can find the Salento Rosso IGT. Essentially the heel of Italy’s boot,