Tag Archives: Italy


Alto Adige | Südtirol  (Italy) We have been so fortunate to have connected with the Giovanett family.  Ivan and Ines are currently at the forefront of this family winery.  Brother and sister team, Ivan is the winemaker and Ines the marketing … Continue reading

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Cantina Nottola, in the Heart of Montepulciano (Tuscany)

This wonderful estate was on our first container from Italy in 2011, and their wines continue to be some of my favorites. Classic and stylistic, the family wisely invested in Riccardo Cotarella as their consulting winemaker. Located in the picturesque … Continue reading

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La Farra, located along “Prosecco Road” in Valdobbiadene territory

I went to Europe in the spring of 2011 with Prosecco at the top of my list of wines I needed to find.  There had been a shortage in the market the previous holiday season (that I had experienced as … Continue reading

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