Category: Italian Wine

Understand the Basics to Wine Pairing

It’s no secret that a glass of wine can change its’ flavor and adapt to its’ surroundings, or that the food we eat can either drastically improve the wine that we drink or take away from its grandeur.    WINE PAIRING The secret is how can you combine the right wine with the right food. How to […]

In Vino Veritas

The expression in vino veritas comes from the Romans. It is still widely used in Italy today and refers in a humorous way to the fact that we speak our mind after a glass or two. It isn’t uncommon to see an Italian raise his glass with a smile and say “in vino veritas” after […]

Home Made Wine: An Italian Tradition!

I think all Italians & Italian Americans alike have fond memories of their grandfather making his own wine. The sparkle in his eye as he presented it to others and his pride when he made a particularly good batch. The art of winemaking seemed to have been disappearing, however, it is making quite a comeback! […]