Italian Wine

Italian Wine, Lifestyle, Pairings, Recipes -

Here, the cardinal principles for matching up food and wine, from dry rosé and cheesy dishes to malbec and sweet-spicy barbecue sauces. Pinot Noir: Is fantastic for dishes with earthy flavors Recipes made with ingredients such as mushrooms and truffles go extremely well with reds like Pinot Noir and Dolcetto, which are light-bodied but full of savory depth. Chardonnay: For fatty fish or fish in a rich sauce Silky whites--for example, Chardonnays from California, Chile or Australia--are great with fish such as salmon or any type of seafood in a lush sauce.   Champagne: is ideal with anything salty Most...

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Italian Wine -

We at Ribevi are crazy about wine! and we want to share our passion and knowledge with you. Listed below are 12 facts which will completely change how you think about red wine. 1. ) Drinking red wine occasionally and in small quantities is better for you than not drinking at all! It may come as a surprise, but many human trial studies demonstrate moderate red wine consumption to be better for you than drinking at all. Why? The antioxidants found in red wine reduce incidences of cardiovascular disease, mortality, and type-2 diabetes. Obviously, when you drink more than you are supposed to,...

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Brunello, Italian Wine, Lifestyle, Montalcino, Red Wine, Rosso, Tuscany, Vino -

Wine Spectator has given it an impressive number of awards, and it is probably worth to mention a few of them. In 2006 it's been rated as the best wine in the world, and first place in the Top 100 went to some 2001 bottle (the label: Tenuta Nuova, Casanova di Neri). In 2011 it was another label's  turn, a 2006 classic, which rated #4 in the world and #1 one of the Italian wines. And according to Wine Spectator, the only Italian wine included in the record of the 12 most memorable wines of the 20th century is a 1955 Riserva Biondi Santi. We are speaking of  Brunello di Montalcino after...

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