Wine Review: 2006 Riserva, Nusserhof, Sudtirol, Lagrein

The Modern Somm’s Wine Review 2006 Riserva, Nusserhof, Heinrich Mayr, Sudtirol Lagrein Alto Adige, Italy Price: $31.99 Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars   A brief non-snobby history of Lagrein For those unfamiliar with “Lagrein”(pronounced “La-Grain”) as I’m sure the average wine drinker in North America may be, it’s a grape grown in one region: Trentino-Alto Adige, which is located

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Aglianico: Wine’s Best Kept Secret

Food Pairings and Recommended Wines at the end! I was fortunate to be a Sommelier at an Italian restaurant of a world famous celebrity chef that had an Award Winning wine list.  I mention this not to brag, but Italian wine is a big hole for many Sommeliers, wine drinkers and I’m thankful for all that I learned. Italy has

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