Explore the Wines of Piedmont

If the northern Italian region of Piedmont were a person, you would be jealous of them. With its stunning scenery, hedonistic cuisine, and a more venerated wine region than even one entire country deserves, Piedmont has an embarrassment of hedonistic treasures that are celebrated the world over. The two most celebrated wines of the region are the Nebbiolo-based Barbaresco and Barolo, these elegant and muscular reds are revered and collected by wine aficionados.While rightfully esteemed, these two wines tend to steal the spotlight from the numerous other incredible wines coming out of Piedmont. Lets put Barbaresco and Barolo aside for …
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Rose’ – 6 Fantastically Refreshing Rose’ Under $12

If you’ve read The Reverse Wine Snob (our favorite privately owned wine blog) for any length of time you know that one of their favorite things when temperatures get hot is popping open a wonderfully refreshing dry rosé. We also know that there are still many of you hesitant to give these wines a try, scarred from your experiences with White Zinfandel. If you suffer from PTWZD (Post Traumatic White Zinfandel Disorder) we are here today with six of our favorite dry rosés under $12, each sealed with The Reverse Wine Snob guarantee of refreshment.Better yet, we are so committed to helping you recover from PTWZD that we are not …
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Rose’ Season is Here…

We have an unbelievably long and cold winter, followed by a wet and sometimes way too long lasting spring. But now, summer has finally arrived, and nothing in the wine world better signals the arrival of summer than rose’! When we speak of rose’, we generally mean the drier, more European style, pinkish-hued wines.  Historically, pink wines were predominantly dry, until the White Zinfandel craze of the 1980s made pink synonymous with overly sweet in the mind of many wine drinkers.  Dry style rose’ has been making a comeback over the past decade or so, and it really hit full …
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Domaine Lafage – Superb Wine at a Superb Price

You often hear wine drinkers complaining that French wine is too expensive, and while this may be true when it comes to regions such as Bordeaux or Burgundy, the southern part of the country produces perhaps the best values of the wine world. Very often, when you pick up a bottle of southern French wine with an incredible rating and a very reasonable price tag, turn that bottle around and you’re likely to see the name Eric Solomon on the label. Legendary importer Eric Solomon founded European Cellars in 1989 and has been bringing stellar wines from Spain and France …
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