Primitivo is anything but primitive — if you pay attention to a rich history.
At the end of the year, I take stock of just how many of my days were toasted.
Do your taste buds prefer Negroamaro to Nero d’Avola or Cabernet Sauvignon over Cabernet Franc? Or a blend?
Walk into any restaurant in October and you see chefs and patrons adjusting to autumn's harvest.
Unlike their French neighbors, most Italian small producers remain focused on tradition.
Using my best wine columnist voice, I asked if I might meet with someone at the Le Capezzine vineyard.
Spring means enoteche, bruschette and full glasses of warming wine.
Limoncello ldates back to the Middle Ages, when monks used it for medicine.
For solitary moments, I recommend turning to wins in the under-€8 range.
Sicily's claim as a principle birthplace of Mediterranean wine is now backed by fact.
Stomping grapes the old-fashioned way has a big toe in the history of culture.
Wines from Lazio, whose capital is Rome, don't get the attention they deserve.