Sardinia
Wines From the Fringe:  Dettori & Calabretta

Wines From the Fringe: Dettori & Calabretta

The last two sentences on the back label of Dettori wines is one of the coolest statements on the wine in the bottle ever/anywhere.  A big F*** You.  They don’t care if you like the wine.  I so love that, and their wines, it reads:  “Sorry, but we don’t follow the market, we produce wines...
Island Wines:  Sardegna & Canary Islands

Island Wines: Sardegna & Canary Islands

Island wines are extreme wines.  Sicily certainly jumps to mind, with producers like Cos, Occhipinti, Frank Cornelissen and others pushing the boundaries of natural and wild wine making, or growing if you like.  After trying wines from both Sardegna (Sardinia) and the Canary Islands recently while out and about, I was struck by the grapes,...