What’s all the fuss about Italian sparkling wine, specifically Prosecco, Lambrusco, and Moscato d’Asti? The lastest episode of my Wine Without Worry podcast makes a return trip to Italy to find out. My guest is the charismatic Brian Larky, who I last saw on a January press trip with Jarvis Communications. So who is Brian? [More]
The grape: Muller Thurgau* (Huh? Bear with me.) Who made it: Alois Lageder Where it’s from: Alto Adige, Northern Italy. What does it mean?: Don’t sweat it. Just crisp, dry refreshment from a stunning location. Where I drank it: Bar Ferd’nand, in the Melrose Market, Capitol Hill, Seattle. Source: Uploaded by user via Jameson on [More]
Vietti Barolo Riserva Villero Originally uploaded by jamesonf Wow, was not expecting this wine when I got a visit from Vietti. Dolcetto, Barbera, sure. The reds are all great but what really stood out for me is how excellent the 2009 Arneis (white) was. Hard to beat for $20ish!