TV Segment: Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG

TV Segment: Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG

I am excited to share my latest television segment with you. The region is quite a mouthful, but it is well worth learning about it. Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG is a small area in the Veneto region in north east Italy located between Venice and the Dolomites.  The vineyards are located on insane slopes…

Frappato on Winephabet Street

Frappato on Winephabet Street

Welcome to our latest installment of #WinephabetStreet brought to you by Dracaena Wines and Trio North Wildwood. In this series, Debbie Gioquindo and I work our way through the wine world one letter each month. We discuss the characteristics and history of the grape, as well as suggested wine pairings. So uncork, unscrew or saber…

Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie DOC Makes Your Day Wonderful

Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie DOC Makes Your Day Wonderful

What comes to mind when you hear Pinot Grigio? There is a misconception that it is a bland, watered down wine. Granted, there are some that fall under that category, but as with everything in this world, knowledge is power. Pinot Grigio knowledge is knowing where to look for quality Pinot Grigio. Those in the…

TV Segment: Pinot Grigio dell Venezie DOC

TV Segment: Pinot Grigio dell Venezie DOC

The Consorzio DOC delle Venezie guarantees and certifies the quality and origin of each bottle of Pinot Grigio produced. The consorzio was formed in 2016 and all regulations began with the 2017 harvest. Although you can find large plantings of Pinot Grigio in France, Germany, New Zealand and the United States, its true homeland is…

Between a Theatre of Mountains and the Seduction of the Sea Lies Abruzzo

Between a Theatre of Mountains and the Seduction of the Sea Lies Abruzzo

Imagine yourself landing in Rome, you are instantly seduced by the beauty of the ancient city. You spend a few days walking around taking in the sites. The beauty of the Colosseum aroused your senses and the sheer magnitude of the Vatican took your breath away. Wandering the Roman ruins and Palantine Hill allows you…

Albino Armani Pinot Grigio is Worthy of Your Love

Albino Armani Pinot Grigio is Worthy of Your Love

It has been said that Pinot Grigio is the wine that is loved to be hated. It’s the scapegoat for simple wine. Wine without character. Wine without depth. The catch-all for what’s wrong with supermarket wine.  Well, Albino Armani Pinot Grigio is turning heads and leading the charge in changing that opinion. It is a…

N is for Nebbiolo on Winephabet Street

  Welcome to our latest installment of #WinephabetStreet brought to you by Dracaena Wines and Trio North Wildwood. In this series, Debbie Gioquindo and I work our way through the wine world one letter each month. We discuss the characteristics and history of the grape, as well as suggested wine pairings. So uncork, unscrew or…

Celebrate the New Year with Val d’Oca Prosecco

Celebrate the New Year with Val d’Oca Prosecco

Let’s face it. 2020, well… it sucked! Besides the horrible virus, we had murder hornets and a record number of fires. There was toilet paper hoarding (I still don’t understand the reason for this) For the first time ever, the naming system of storms needed to go into Greek letters because 26 was not enough….

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L is For Lugana on Winephabet Street

Welcome to our latest installment of #WinephabetStreet brought to you by Dracaena Wines and Kitchen 330. In this series, Debbie Gioquindo and I work our way through the wine world one letter each month. We discuss the characteristics and history of the grape, as well as suggested wine pairings. So uncork, unscrew or saber that…