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April 9, 2016

Top Etna Rosso Wines Blind Taste Test

Top Etna Rosso Wines Blind Taste Test

I think I was inspired by March Madness.  College basketball at this time of year is impossible to ignore, especially because my Alma mater ( Michigan State) is a regular contender. Except this year!!!  I was thinking to myself there are so many wines from just Etna alone how can we figure out our favorites? […]

May 3, 2012

Donnafugata Damarino 2010

Donnafugata Damarino 2010

Dan Marino? We have been impressed with Donnafugata wines, so we thought we would give this one a shot and sure enough it was good as well.  I made some chicken piccata using the wine.  Also had most of the bottle left over for dinner and it was great white for the dish.  Light but […]

January 14, 2012

Banfi Chianti Classico 2009

Banfi Chianti Classico 2009

Banfi redeemed itself after our last Banfi wine that fell into the mini donkey realm.  This Chianti Classico is exactly that, with a very good dry Chianti taste. $9.99 per bottle.  Not exactly a Ferrari find, but good. Rating: Vespa

January 13, 2012

SegnaVento – Primitivo Di Manduria – Wine

SegnaVento – Primitivo Di Manduria – Wine

I picked up this wine as a recommendation from my Italian friend, Mario.  We weren’t expecting too much in that it was only €3.75, but it surprised us in a good way.  Had a lot more flavor than we were expecting.  The grape is a Primitivo, which is somewhat synonymous with Zinfandel.  Most Primitivo is […]