Happy Valentines Day. In the spirit of roses, I am thinking rosé for Spring! One of the most food friendly styles of wines, almost time to officially take out the chopping knives, light the grill, and sit in the sunshine. Read further for my three favorite Italian picks of the season… Parusso (acknowledged on the apron in this picture), Nicodemi, and Di Giovanna.
Why Chianti Classico represents the Converse of the tennis shoe industry… as style becomes more available, don’t forget how the standard was established.
When I drink wines from Marco Parusso, I want to put on my Audrey Hepburn cat eye sunglasses and light a cigarette (merely for effect). Nothing screams class and elegance like the silky seductive juice that pours from these bottles. I have coincidentally engaged in sipping various representations of Nebbiolo from this Piemontese producer while traveling the states this summer. Boy have I embraced every minute of Northern Italy!
The epitome of eating well with wine (and cocktails)… a snapshot of my tour through one of America’s best cities for food. Warning: content below does involve copious amounts of pig product consumed. Vegetarians beware.