Alan is a director of Italian Wine Importers and he has put together a six bottle pack of the wines he likes to drink from artisan family producers. It is great value at $175 (retail price $231).
Alan and Carolyna have been travelling to Italy for a long time. It is a country of immense history and character particularly with its artisan family wine producers. Alan has put together a package of artisan winemakers. 3 whites and 3 reds all from different regions, packaged with a 20% discount.
The Visintini family winery is in Friuli Colli Orientali, in the far north east of Italy.
Visintini Pinot Grigio 2019 A rich floral and fruity wine. The flavour is dry, full-bodied, fresh and fruity. Regular price $35. This offer $26.25
The La Fornace family started as sharecroppers working for the landowners. They now own a fabulous winery in Montalcino
The 2018 Rosso di Montalcino is complex with notes of leather, tobacco, chocolate and peppery spice. It has good fruit with prominent dark cherry. The palate is full and rounded. Regular price $43. This offer $32.25
The Accordini family started in the early 1900’s and are now producing wines in the hills of the Valpolicella Classica area which are unique both in taste and bouquet.
The Valpolicella Classico 2019 is intense with forest fruits, cherries and raspberries. It is voluminous, modulated but soft and elegant tannins. Hints of spices integrated with light taste of mature fruits and good acidity. Regular price $33. This offer $24.75
This prized Gallura winery in Sardinia is a trully family operated winery. All members of the family work in the winery and it is a great example of the family tradition of winemaking in Italy.
The Taerra Vermentino 2018 has an elegant persistent bouquet which recalls the Mediterranean flowers and fruits, the taste is full enveloping on the palate with a long aftertaste. Regular price $49. This offer $38.50
The Manzone family have had this land since the early 1900’s in Monforte d’Alba Piedmont
Manzone Langhe Nebbiolo 2017 is fruity with a very delicate rose note. Medium intensity with a ruby red colour. Red fruit with some spice and good tannins. Regular price $45. This offer $33.00
Roberto Venturi continues his family tradition in Marche. He proudly supports his father’s work and they have a vineyard in the best area of Marche to grow the internationally acclaimed verdicchio.
The Venturi ‘San Martino’ 2018 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi is intense with a floral prevalence of hawthorn, acacia and fruity notes of white peach and apple. In the mouth it is dry and full bodied with prevailing softness and excellent persistence. Regular price $27. This offer $20.25
This package of outstanding wines is priced at $175. Regular price is $231