The 2015 (13% alc./$10.00) starts with an intense dark red in the glass. There are strong aromas of ripe purple plum and dark cherry, with tastes of black licorice (which gives it a slightly medicinal taste), cherries and ripe strawberries. The tastes become more complex and smoother as the wine opens.
Villa Pozzi Nero d'Avola is a red wine from Sicily, Italy. We have been enjoying Nero d’Avola winesfor some time now because they're so drinkable, approachable and food friendly. It’s a nice alternative to a Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, or Merlot and has a lighter mouthfeel. Besides, it's a delicious, underrated wine for less than $10.
Looking for wines that are light and refreshing for warm weather? Wondering how to choose some of the best Rosé wines for summer? Rosé wines have had a resurgence in popularity over the last few years. No longer considered a cheap, sweet wine for beginners, wine drinkers at every level of sophistication are enjoying dry, complex and well balanced Rosés from all over the globe. In this post, explore 5 of the best Rosé wines to try for summer.
When it comes to Italian Food and Wine it can stand you in good stead to remember that generally, what grows together goes together.
Granted you can get into the science of tasting... “does the acidity of the tomatoes neutralise the taste of the wine......, etc, etc.” But as a simple rule of thumb, wines that come from the same region as the dishes on the menu tend to make a good pairing partner.
Dining out one spring evening at a favorite Neapolitan pizzeria, we chose a bottle of Nero d’Avola wine to accompany our meal. Not being entirely familiar with this varietal, I was curious to know more. Nero d’Avola is a dark black grape with origins in the Italian island of Sicily where the climate is primarily warm and dry.