Why Italian Wines

Italian Vino Network Ranging from every flavour, colour and style, the Italian wine culture is without doubt the most interesting of all, not only for the genuineness of flavours and ingredients, but also for the folklore that dates back thousands of years. If you like good wine, Italians have all you are looking for. Uniqueness, tradition, value and an industry that has been in the forefront of technology for thousands of years.

Ripasso di Valpolicella (Valpolicella Ripasso DOC) What is it?

Ripasso di Valpolicella (Valpolicella Ripasso DOC) What is it?      A question that is always asked is: What is a Ripasso or Ripasso di Valpolicella? A very interesting wine priced between the high priced Amarone DOCG and the younger and more approachable Valpolicella DOC, from the Veneto region, North East of Italy. We found this short but interesting description at the Valpolicella Consorzio, Tutela vini. The Valpolicella Ripasso DOC is produced by the contact of the Valpolicella Amarone pomace remaining for about 15-20 days. It is characterized by a greater... Read More »

Nespolino Bianco Trebbiano Chardonnay Rubicone I.G.T. 2012

Nespolino Bianco Trebbiano Chardonnay Rubicone I.G.T. 2012$ 12.90 The perfume is intense, with fresh flowers and tropical fruit aromas. Two of the main vine varieties of the Romagna region give birth to Nespolino. The white wine that celebrate Nespoli and represents its local flavours Available in British Columbia (Canada) Available by the bottle. (Limited Distribution) Please allow 3 to 7days for... Read More »

Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie IGT Ogio (Veneto)

Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie IGT Ogio (Veneto)$ 14.90 Dry, soft and well balanced . On the palate offers a refreshing hint of citrus and lively acidity. Great with grilled fish, chicken or fresh summer salads. Available in British Columbia (Canada) Available by the bottle. (Limited Distribution) Please allow 3 to 7days for... Read More »

Prosecco DOC Ogio (Veneto)

Prosecco DOC Ogio (Veneto)$17.90 Fresh and light on the palate, it has a balanced acidity that makes it very food friendly, and rounds out with a long and lingering finish. Ideal as an aperitif, the balanced acidity makes this a perfect partner to hors d’oeuvres as well as sushi and other fresh seafood. Available in British Columbia (Canada)... Read More »