Category Veneto

Natural wines – just a thought

Natural wine is a vague term, and that seems to work.  The art tends to be practiced by small producers for whom time has no cost and whose philosophy is guided by a deep sense of responsibility for the land.  The best often scorn regulation, fearing a loss of independence and of being associated with […]

Prosecco – a mini blind tasting

This can all end in tears, fortunately it didn’t (this time).  I was passing an Aldi on Thursday and decided it was high time that I gave their Valdobbiadene Prosecco a go, Danillo had just given me a bottle of one one that he is importing (Just So Italian – not on his website yet) […]

Case Bianche. Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Classic garnet Cabernet with cedar and blackcurrant fruit, a touch of cinnamon, star anise and strawberry ice cream on the nose. Confident dark berry fruit with subtle elements of cigar box, leather and cassis. An unforced old school wine, low on alcohol, high on style. 12%