IGT

New Wine This Week 60 – What Has IGT Helped Us Discover?

The thing about IGT is that it’s given the opportunity for growers across Italy to get out those local grapes, dust them off, and make some quality wine out of it. IGT is a regional thing, so you get IGT Campania, or IGT Toscana. Within those IGT’s though, certain grapes more than others have become …

New Wine This Week 60 – What Has IGT Helped Us Discover? Read More »

New Wine This Week 60 – Why Bother With All These Terms Like IGT?

Wine labels, for most people, are a pain in the arse to look at. There’s so much information on them but none of it seems to mean anything to the majority of us. Terms like DOCG, DOC, or IGT, and that’s just in Italy! It’s just a long list of letters and numbers and doesn’t …

New Wine This Week 60 – Why Bother With All These Terms Like IGT? Read More »

Southern Italy Simplified #2 – Watch Out World, Here Comes Sicily!

Everyone has their own ideas of what kind of place Sicily is. Even people who’ve never been there. I’m exactly the same. You can’t help it really given recent popular culture. It’s massively unfair on an island most who have been there think is one of the most beautiful places in Europe. Unfortunately though, mention …

Southern Italy Simplified #2 – Watch Out World, Here Comes Sicily! Read More »