Archive for the ‘Italy’ Category

Visit to Villa di Geggiano

Tweet Italy – how mystifying and mythologized of a country can it be, especially concerning its culinary and wine culture? When traveling in this lush Mediterranean nation, it is a land of extremes – things never seem to go as planned, and yet, the outcome for just about any situation seems to lead to incredible homemade regional food […]

The Intriguing Wines of Edi Kante

Tweet by Dixon Brooke Contadino, vignaiolo, artista: all-around Renaissance man Edi Kante is as much of an enigma as the brilliant wines that he ekes from the rugged Carso hills in the extremes of northeastern Italy’s “Adriatic Baltic” zone. This little slice of the world—where the beautiful coastal town of Trieste hugs borders with Slovenia […]

A Morning with Peter Dipoli

Tweet Peter Dipoli represents one of the most recent additions to our portfolio, and what an honor it is to work with these singular wines from such an unbelievably beautiful place. Just south of Bolzano in northern Italy’s Alto Adige, Peter’s vineyards blend right in to the breathtaking landscape of the Dolomites. A native of […]

Degustazione in Piemonte

Tweet Our guest blogger today is 20+ year Kermit Lynch salesman, Michael Butler… I visited the Piedmont region of Italy a little while back and it was one of the most enjoyable trips of my wine life. I drove there from Beaune after tasting at a number of our Burgundy producers, which was also great, […]

20 New Wines, 9 different Italian Producers

Tweet So far this month we have received twenty new arrivals from nine different Italian producers. Like our French selections, our Italian wines offer excellent quality, incredibly low prices, and they display a character indicative of their native soils. We import wines from Piedmont, Tuscany, Veneto, Fruili, and as of this past summer, Liguria. A […]

July Newsletter Now Available Online

Tweet The July newsletter is now available! Download the PDF by clicking here. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… 2007 Bandol, Domaine Tempier Pre-Arrival Yes, I  just arrived at my place near Domaine Tempier and immediately visited to re-taste their great 2007s now that they are in bottle. How convenient! It is a great vintage for […]

Tasting Recap 6/17/09: Italian Beauties

Tweet I’m going to let you all in on a little secret…Kermit Lynch has imported Italian wines since the 1970s. Crazy I know, but it’s the truth. Just like his work in France, for years Kermit has sourced small Italian producers making wines that are indicative of vintage and place. Over the past couple years […]