Posts tagged "Organic Wine"
Over Achieving and Under Priced:  Natalino del Prete

Over Achieving and Under Priced: Natalino del Prete

Sometimes wine is the most boring thing in the world.  Like anything that you spend too much time focused on you can become tired of it, jaded, and down right bored.  Well that has kind of been my mind set lately.  I am not sure what it is really, some blame it on Mercury being...
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...
Occhipinti SP68 & an Explanation on Natural/Bio/Organic

Occhipinti SP68 & an Explanation on Natural/Bio/Organic

When you’re wrong, you’re wrong.  And I can admit as much.  I had been one of the only ones to not fall in love immediately with Arriana Occhipinti’s SP68.  This was a slow build.  But it has culminated in true love.  Not just hearing everyone and their mother banging on about Occhipiniti wines, I had...
"Italianess":  Does it exist?

“Italianess”: Does it exist?

Italian – ness:  [It-al-iyan-iss] Noun.  1. The state of being Italian.  2. To be or to personify Italian spirit.  3. The thoughts and feelings, collectively, of an individual or of an aggregate of a culture of people, places, and things, which happen to be Italian. I think that a sense of “Italianess” is more present...
Under $20 Awesomeness

Under $20 Awesomeness

If you think you have to spend a lot to get a lot, well I can tell you, that is not always the case.  And here are two very fine examples for your consideration. First up, Domaine Monpertuis 2009 Cote du Rhone.  Normally I avoid Cotes du Rhone for the very fact that they are...
Jenny & Francois Portfolio Tasting:  Best of the Best

Jenny & Francois Portfolio Tasting: Best of the Best

Jenny & Francois are perhaps thee leading natural/organic/biodynamic wine importer in the U.S.A.  They held a portfolio tasting recently and, being a big fan of many of their wines, I felt it my duty to stop by.  Four hours later I emerged having tasted all the red wines currently in their portfolio.  This is no...