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Alessandro Costantini, producer, profile, regional, regions, research, what?, Wine, wineoclock -

  The Most Wonderful Place on Earth, Montepulciano, Italy There are a few lucky times in life when you feel truly at home. I have had the pleasure of feeling this more than my fair share, and never more than when visiting the Roberti Family in  Montepulciano, Italy.  The Roberti's are part of an ancient Italian line of accomplished lawyers, doctors, statesmen, and now, winemakers.  Saverio Roberti, is a revered lawyer from Rome where his pro bono work around his Campo Dei Fiori office earned him the love of locals. (He regularly receives bouquets to this day) His true love,...

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aoc, Apellations, do, doc, docg, Education, lesson, regional, regions, what?, Wine -

You may have been out for dinner, at your local wine store, or here on our site and seen the acronyms: "DOC", "DO", "AOC", "QbA", etc. on your wine labels. At the beginning of my wine adventure I was completely lost to the meaning of these funny little labels. I quickly learned they're not only easy to remember but they're a great way to find quality wine from some of the best wine regions in the world.  Well, What The Heck Are They? These acronyms tell you the wine is from a specific Apellation.... "A What?" ... Apellations are recognized...

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