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Wine of the Week – Tensta Carrett Cascin Bordino Barbaresco Riserva

Arriving in the U.S. hand-in-hand with the New Year is Tenuta Carretta Cascina Bordino Barbaresco Riserva ($39.99). A lean, bracing young wine with plenty of running room for long aging, this is a superb rendition of the Nebbiolo grape from ...

Wine of the Week: Contessa Prosecco Superiore DOCG -$18

Prosecco is America's favorite sparkling wine. For 2019, its popularity is expected to explode. A gift from northern Italy, Prosecco Superiore is the ultimate versatile beverage. Le Contesse Prosecco Superiore Brut DOCG ($18) is a sparkling wine from Conegliano Valdobbiadene, ...

Wine of the Week: Tensta Carretta Cannubi Barolo DOCG 2012 - $45

Arriving fresh for 2019 from the rolling hills of Piedmont in Northwestern Italy is the lustrous Tenuta Carretta Cannubi Barolo DOCG 2012-$45. A bold expressive wine made from 100% Nebbiolo grapes, it is aged for 36 months-2 years in oak ...

Wine of the Week: Binny’s serves up a Holiday Champagne Showcase Just in time for the New Year!

Binny's Beverage Depot was the scene of one of the Chicago area's most opulent Champagne gala. Champagne producers, from France's largest and most prestigious houses, to small "Grand Marque" producers were among the more than 50 types offered for sampling. ...

Wine of the Week for your holiday table

Barolo is one of the most distinctive of all Italian wines. Rich and bold, it is often compared to the legendary wines of Burgundy in France. The good news is that Italian Barolo of excellent quality can be had for ...

Wine of the Week - Moscato d’Asti

From the land of chocolate and hazelnuts, come some exquisite sparkling wines that you can enjoy throughout the Holiday Season. Everyone knows Asti Spumante, but few know of its origin and wide variety. A recent trip to Piedmont in northwestern ...

Wine of The Week: Prosecco with Villa Deli Olmi - $12

wine@thetimesweekly.com As the Holidays approach, there are myriad celebrations great and small in the offing. Almost any time of day offers an opportunity to celebrate with family, friends and co-workers. Special considerations abound such as lunch with the boss, a ...

Wine of the week: Wine for the Holiday table

Countryside, IL - Mainstreet's 2018 Wine and Food for the holiday was a virtual cornucopia of Holiday delights with over 200 wines poured and copious bites from nearly a dozen local restaurants and catering companies. Tasting participants had the opportunity ...

Wine of the Week: For your Thanksgiving table serve the European Wines of the Year

Fontanafredda, the largest certified organic producer in Piedmont, presented its Barolo DOCG wines to a distinguished gathering of wine professionals in Italy's La Scuola (the school). Fontanafredda was awarded the title of European Winery of the Year 2017 during the ...

Wine of the Week: Panthera 2016 Russian river Valley Chardonnay - $36.99

RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY, Sonoma County, CA--The Russian River Valley is one of the unique growing regions of Northern California. With its rich volcanic soil and proximity to the Pacific Ocean, the area is one of the best places in the ...

Wide world of wine: Simply Italian great wines US Tour 2018 – Majestic wines of Italy

The largest trade tasting of the vast variety of Italian wines in North America has just completed it US tour. More than 80 wines were presented by the leaders of that country's most renowned consortiums, who were personally on hand ...

Wine of the Week: Exitus bold and fearless Red Wine Blend

Tired of all those boring, forgettable wines, then try something adventurous. Something bold and fearless. Exitus wine is a wine without rules. Crafted for the adventurous drinker looking for a novel experience, the wine gets its signature smoky overtones from ...

Wine of the Week: Cotes du Rhone Wines – The Art of Wine

The confluence of wine and art was affirmed in the presentation of wines from the Rhone Valley in France at Art Space 8 on Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Master Sommelier Laura Maniec, wine educator and owner of the CorkBuzz wine studios ...

Wine of the Week

Poggi del Sasso, Grosetto, Italy--Move over Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti Classico, there's a new star in Tuscany, Italy's most celebrated wine region. It’s Montecucco, a new wine region in Southern Tuscany that just made DOCG (Controlled and Guaranteed Designation ...

Wine of the Week – Castello Del Poggio sparkling Moscato - $14

Piedmont is home to some of Italy's most sought after wines. That is precisely the home of Castello Del Poggio Sparkling Moscato ($14), part of their portfolio of refreshing, low alcohol wines that make up their Sweet Collection. The wine ...

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