It’s Moscato Day!

Happy Moscato Day! Last year we went a bit into the history of Moscato d’Asti as a grape and the Piemonte region it hails from.  In that content, we spoke about how farmers enjoy Moscato with lunch because of its lower alcohol volume.  Since that posting we’ve spoken…

Happy π Day!

3.14159265359… For those of us who have been out of math class for a while, as a refresher, π (pi – pronounced “pie”) is the mathematical constant that defines the ratio of of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Wait… What does this have to do with wine? Well,…

Understanding Italy: Alto Adige

Residing in the northernmost reaches of Italy, sitting just due east of the center, and producing a whopping <1% of the country’s wine production is the small, yet world-renowned wine producing region of Alto Adige.  The region is known for its Austrian influences not only on the grapes,…

Understanding Italy: Piemonte

Beautiful Piemonte, home to Barolo and Barbaresco.  Well, home to Nebbiolo more correctly.  Take it a step further, home to Barbera, Dolcetto, Moscato, Cortese, and Arneis in addition to other local and international varietals. In addition to a plethora of grape varietals grown in Piemonte, the region produces…

Don’t Tell the Kids…

Tonight, after all the hustle and bustle of Halloween comes to a close, it’ll be time to get the kids off to bed – then raid their stash! Oh?  But what to pair with it all?  After all, if you’re gonna raid their stash, you might as well…

Decoded: Serving Temps

It is well-known and spoken about in the wine community: Americans drink their whites too cold; their reds too warm.  While this is a grossly generalized statement, it exists for a reason.  For example, when you dine out at a restaurant, the white wines are sitting in a…

Our Top 3 Netflix Pairings!

The weather is warming up, the sun is out, and it’s time to step outside and enjoy the summer, but let’s be honest, we’ve been flexing our binge-watching muscles all winter and spring, so this is no time to let that slide!  The next time you Netflix and chill, here’s…

New Release: Lot 624 Moscato d’Asti

Everyone’s favorite sipper has returned.  Your 1,000’s of emails, countless calls and messages on social media have been heard.  This is the same producer as previous Lots from the Asti area of Italy we’ve offered.  If you are concerned about the profile of this vintage in comparison to the previous, just allow Cam to walk you through what’s in the glass, and rest assured, this is still going to be your favorite Moscato!

Decoded: A Brief History of Moscato

You’ve emailed, you’ve called, you’ve made it the number one searched term on our site, you’ve begged us, pleaded with us, and even tried to barter with us, and all of your hard-fought desires and dreams come true.  Tomorrow.  Moscato d’Asti is back! Before you take up battle…