Jan
11

Spotlight on Southern Italy: Di Majo Norante Falanghina del Molise DOC 2006

In this last post of my Spotlight on Southern Italy series I will be looking at both a rare white grape and a very tiny region. The wine region, Molise,

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

Jan
6

Spotlight on Southern Italy: Two Nero d’Avolas from Sicily

Sicily has been an important wine region for thousands of years. Much like Apulia, Sicily was a cultural cross-roads throughout most of European history, and has been controlled by the

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

Jan
4

Spotlight on Southern Italy: Apollonio Primitivo NV

In order to give my blog some more focus and increase both the educational dimension and the simple fun of blogging I’ve decided to create a weekly focus for the