Italian Wine & Spirits Guide

Wine & Spirits

The Italian lifestyle, known as the Dolce Vita, is admired and aspired by all bon vivants and people who enjoy a high quality of eating, drinking and living. Every drink has a time and place in Italy, from stylish pre dinner cocktails to relaxing post dinner digestives to meditative wines by the fireplace and light summer sipping- theses wines and spirits are savored, appreciated and quite often firmly fit in alongside food. We have grouped and profiled information on the most famous and also lesser known liquors, grape varietals and even have an Italian to English drinks glossary so you can understand the bottle. Happy reading and imbibing!


Italian A-Z Wine Dictionary / Glossary

Italian A-Z Wine Dictionary & Glossary
Italian wine labels can be confusing at the least due to the various appellations, native grape varietals, sub regions and wine styles, and a good Italian wine glossary can come in handy to decipher these labels. Enjoy this Italian wine dictionary and learn everything from Abboccato to Zuccheri Residui...

Italian A-Z Food Dictionary

Italian Grape Varieties
Italy is home to a stunning amount of native grape varietals as well as varieties brought to Italy during the Austro Hungarian empire and even Ancient Greece. Know your Aglianico from your Aleatico or your Frappato from your Corvina? Here is a good master primer of Italian Grapes...


Italian Liquors

Italian Liquors
From Amaretto to Limoncello and Campari to Sambuca, many of our most cherished liquors and after dinner drinks come from Italy. They are often served as "Digestivos" with the literal purpose of assisting digestion 1980s...

Italian Cocktails

Italian Cocktails
Italy is home to a stunning amount of native grape varietals as well as varieties brought to Italy during the Austro Hungarian empire and even Ancient Greece. Know your Aglianico from your Aleatico or your Frappato from your Corvina? Here is a good master primer of Italian Grapes...