Merchant Picks By Country

Merchant's Pick by country: Italy

  1. Stunning Sicilian Sipper!
    May 20, 2019
    You loved Feudo Montoni's Sicilian red and you are going to flip for their Sicilian white, Grillo.
    What makes Feudo Montoni wines so wonderfully distinct?
    High elevation...
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  2. Not an Amarone? You could have fooled us!

    This "Baby Amarone" is as close as you will get to Amarone quality without the hefty price tag or without sacrificing quality.

    Rich notes of dark cherry, blackberry, cooking spice, prune, cocoa and a touch of cinnamon and pepper. The...

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  3. One Sip Will Change You Forever!
    May 13, 2019
    Who is Roberto Conterno and why is the wine world buzzing about Nervi?
    Roberto is the owner and winemaker of the legendary Barolo estate Giacomo Conterno. Those Piedmont wines are among the most coveted in Italy. His "Barolo Monfortino" is...
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  4. Brilliant Gaja Vintage!
    May 07, 2019

    We are coming to the end of a stunning Gaja vintage.

    Here is a little snapshot of the 2013 vintage, a brilliant Brunello vintage:

    • "a classic vintage" - Jancis Robinson

    • The top 2013's are reminiscent of outstanding 2006's...vivid fruit coupled with depth..." -...

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  5. Tuscany's Best Kept Secret!
    May 01, 2019

    We keep getting gifts from the 2015 Tuscan vintage. These are stunning wines.

    One of the best kept secrets within this prized vintage is Sangiovese from the Montepulciano region of Tuscany (no relation to the Montepulciano grape from Abruzzo).

    With deep cherry, sage, tobacco...

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