Crios 2018: New Label, Same Value

The pretense for sending out samples of the 2018 Crios vintage, at least from the PR folks who represent them, is a newly designed label. Funnily enough, I actually liked the old one - it was bold, unique, and ...

Has Italian Rose Finally Arrived?

Italy is currently the world's number one producer of wine, and the top exporter to the US, yet Italian rosé hasn't been more than a bit player in the pink market. Though actually the world's second-largest exp...

Is This the Ultimate Summer Red?

“Around here,” says the winemaker, as he pours me a glass of brilliant, shimmering ruby-red liquid, “we like to think there are actually 4 types of wine: red, white, rosé... and Schiava.” It was Matthias Hauser...