My favorite sangiovese

Sangiovese is a lovely grape that produces great wines throughout Tuscany. Montalcino with its Brunello is probably the highest quality region for sangiovese, but my favorite happens to come from Chianti which is arguably the spiritual home of sangiovese. I have always liked sangiovese; when I was in my early stages as a wine drinker, … More My favorite sangiovese

Tasting weekends

I have had 2 celebrations recently with some great wines consumed. One was my wife’s birthday celebration (which was more than one day for the record) and then we had some great friends come in for the weekend and in honor of them we opened several great bottles. Here is a review of some of … More Tasting weekends


These are certainly strange days. With most of the U.S. and the rest of western world on full lockdown during this crisis of COVID-19, many people are stuck inside with not too much to do. As for myself, I work in a hospital so unfortunately my days have become busier and more stressful. I am … More Quarant-wine?

Ancient Barolo!

Nebbiolo is a fabulous grape that produces some of my favorite wines. Not just from the famous areas of Barolo and Barbaresco, but lesser known areas of the Alto Piemonte like Carema, Boca, Gattinara etc. They all have their own fabulous producers and can produce stunning wines. One of the things I enjoy the most … More Ancient Barolo!

Cazetiers classic!

Now that we’ve had a little foray elsewhere, lets get back to Burgundy! The other night I drank a fabulous bottle from a producer that I had never tried. The wine was Gevrey-Chambertin 1er cru Les Cazetiers which is a fabulous 1er cru. Cazetiers is located in the northern end of Gevrey on the “Cote … More Cazetiers classic!