Puglia’s Copertino Reserve 2005

There’s a perception to many that Puglia – the region that forms the “heel” of Italy – is home to only bulk wines. It may have been the proliferation of inexpensive Primitivo and it’s inherent similarities to Zinfandel that have shaped this idea or the fact that this hot region

Volcanos Make For Great Wines: Benanti Etna Rosso

Sicily is hot…literally and figuratively. While the sun-bathed vineyards of the island are blessed with an ideal Mediterranean maritime climate, it also boasts some of the highest elevated vineyards in the hemisphere, many of which are planted in volcanic soils of Mount Etna. Native varieties like Nerello Mascalese and Nerello

Skerk’s Amazing Ograde Orange Wine

There hasn’t been a more polarizing style of wine to take the wine geek world by storm than the “orange wine” movement that seemed to come out of nowhere just a few years ago. For lack of a better term orange wines – wines made from including the skins of

Tuscany’s History of Being Super

Capezzana’s 2009 Barco Reale di Carmignano is the ultimate expression of the value the historic DOC of Barco Reale di Carmignano can offer. In this bottle there’s a satisfying combination of flavor and history as this region – in as early as the 18th century – began blending Sangiovese and