“It’ll be just like Hell today, but with more humidity,” joked the radio weatherman. I believed him; it was one of those brutal summer weeks in the low country – near Charleston, SC – where not only did the mercury-read more-
Herbs and metals from the nearby hills in the aroma. Hint of chocolate as it opens. Mature, dark red fruit on the palate. The sangiovese lightens the cabernet sauvignon nicely. Mild tannins integrating structure and finish.
Fattoria Paradiso sits in Emilia-Romagna, a region of Italy that is just east of Tuscany, so it is not surprising that many of their great wines are made with the same grape as Chianti, Montepulciano and Brunello: sangiovese. In this case, the wine is made with sangiovese grosso, the traditional
Italy is currently the world's number one producer of wine, and the top exporter to the US, yet Italian rosé hasn't been more than a bit player in the pink market. Though actually the world's second-largest exporter, much of Italy's contribution has, in the past, fallen in the cheap, bulk
Easter and Passover are upon us, even in this most uncertain of times, so adding some sweetness to our lives might just provide a much-needed lift this week. (Or anytime, really.) Chocolate is often part of the holiday mix, as are other sweets, and wine is certainly always on the