Month: May 2018

Albarino, especially 2 Amigos Albariño is my warm weather wine by Philip S. Kampe

It is the time of year that Sparkling, Rose and specifically New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc tend to steal the show. And many of us die-hard wine drinkers opt for a good cold brew this time of year. Whatever you choose helps calm the heat of the summer. Add ceviche, shrimp cocktail, lobster and clams to the menu and you have many ‘matches made in … Read More Albarino, especially 2 Amigos Albariño is my warm weather wine by Philip S. Kampe

Why is Amarone Wine Expensive?

Just outside of the historic city center of Verona , heading north and west towards Lake Garda, you’ll encounter the rolling hills of the Valpolicella region – the name is thought to come from the Greek meaning “Valley of Many Cellars”. It is the second largest producer of quality (DOC) wines. The Valpolicella area encompasses several neighboring valleys that include seven different villages. Notwithstanding … Read More Why is Amarone Wine Expensive?