Category : Wine

New wave of Sicilian wines

By Marco Giovanetti –mtltimes.ca To say that the north and the south in Italy don’t always get along is an understatement. The country’s different regions can be as disparate and discordant as different family clans. And the very south, Sicily, is ...

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Texture in wine

By Marco Giovanetti –mtltimes.ca What do wine writers mean when they talk about the texture of a wine? What words do they use to describe a wine’s texture? When we talk about the texture of a wine, we are essentially describing ...

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Riesling love

By Marco Giovanetti –mtltimes.ca  Riesling is one of the three most popular white wine varietals and often one of the best discoveries for many new wine enthusiasts. Riesling is grown in wine regions everywhere but is the dominant grape variety grown ...

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Wine & Romance

By Marco Giovanetti –mtltimes.ca It’s a timeless truth – Wine and Romance just seem to go together.  About it, Ovid the Roman poet, in his 17 A.D. treatise entitled “The Art of Love” wrote: “It warms the blood, adds luster to the ...

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