Category Archives: White Wines

Food & Wine Buddies: Pinot Grigio + Baked Pumpkin Risotto

Just in time for fall, today for lunch we made Baked Pumpkin Risotto–  hit the link for the recipe, and in case you’re wondering where they give you a choice of butternut squash OR pumpkin, we went for pumpkin, making … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Buddies: Chicken + Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi

Food & Wine Buddies: Chicken + Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi On the Plate: lightly grilled rosemary chicken, rosemary potatoes, and steamed asparagus with a little stain of homemade sweet’n’spicy BBQ sauce. In the Glass: Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi … Continue reading

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Italian Wine Regions: Piedmont

PIEDMONT Grapes and wine-making were first introduced to this Northern Italian region by the Greeks, much like the rest of Italy, being cultivated and pressed afterwards by the Romans (whose love for wine was responsible for many advances in wine … Continue reading

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Tasty Note: Orvieto Classico DOC 2012

Orvieto is a picturesque town sitting high up on top of a steeply sloped butte in the region of Umbria.  Orvieto Classico is a DOC designated wine that is produced entirely within this defined “classic” area and solely with grapes … Continue reading

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