Stefano di Pieri 2018 Sagrantino – Merbein Vineyard

Stefano di Pieri 2018 Sagrantino - Merbein Vineyard
Sagrantino, now there’s a grape variety you don’t come across every day. Have you tried a wine made from Sagrantino yet?

This red Italian grape variety is known for its polyphenol levels – which in normal language, means antioxidants. So I don’t know about you, but I think that means we should drink a lot of it this winter πŸ˜‰ Continue reading

Altero 2018 Montepulciano Fleurieu Peninsula

Altero 2018 MontepulcianoYou know what I recently did? I cracked into some red and put on a cheesy romantic movie on Netflix. I was in one of those moods. Anyone else do that? If that’s a yes, let me know your Netflix recommendations for this genre πŸ˜‰

The movie in question was Letters to Juliet with Amanda Seyfried and previous Home & Away star, Christopher Egan. Parts of the movie were set in Italy, so I thought this Altero 2018 Montepulciano from SA’s Fleurieu Peninsula would be a fine accompaniment. Continue reading

Altero 2018 Sangiovese from Fleurieu Peninsula

Altero 2018 Sangiovese from Fleurieu PeninsulaI love spaghetti bolognese night, especially when Mr. Spittoon cooks πŸ˜‰

It also means a night for red wine in stemless glasses, as we like to pretend we’re in Italy. If only!!

After receiving this sample of Altero 2018 Sangiovese from Fleurieu Peninsula (SA) recently, I knew it was was destined for Spag Bol night. Thank you Cellarmasters! Continue reading