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The Italian Abroad Wine Blog

The Italian abroad wine blog is my, Andrea, wine blog and diary. I founded in 2003 and have been living abroad for almost 20 years and this blog is a collection of my thoughts mainly about Italian wine and wine in general. I come from an Italian wine making family and got acquainted with wine at a very early age, but I don't just love Italian wine, I love every good wine and drink plenty of it, I am very passionate about good food and travelling, and often my posts include a bit of everything.

To help you understand Italian wines, we have designed a series of wine maps, starting with a DOC and a DOCG wine map, where you can discover the provenance of your favourite Italian wines and I wrote this post that explains the Italian wine classification.

We also have a Youtube channel where you can watch me tasting wine and answering your questions about Italian wines and grapes, from the meaning of DOC to what is an orange wine.

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Popular Italian wines

June 5, 2019    Tags: View Comments (0)

What are the most popular Italian wines? There isn’t a single and straight forward answer, it all depends. The most popular Italian wines, abroad, are possibly the Brunello di Montalcino, the Barolo e the Amarone, recently joined by the Prosecco

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A wine made with the Brunello's grape (Sangiovese)...

October 3, 2009    Tags: View Comments (0)

In case you don't know, 90% of all Tuscan red wines are made with Sangiovese, including the Brunello di Montalcino, and saying that a wine is made with Sangiovese is like saying that 90% of Tuscan reds are made with it. It is like saying that a wine is made with Bordeaux's grapes, but is 10 times cheaper, does this mean anything to a wine drinker or even an expert? No, really

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