Category: Bellone

Casale del Giglio winery and cellar

Welcome Casale del Giglio to VanWineFest 2024

 mywinepal  December 11, 2023

Have you heard of Casale del Giglio?  They are an iconic brand located 50km south of Rome that is well known in Rome and Lazio and will be attending VanWineFest 2024.  Of interest is that they are working with the almost forgotten indigenous vines of Lazio.  Below are some questions and answers I received from Elise Rialland at Casale del Giglio.  I’ve tasted their…

Taste of Italy poster

A Taste of Italy Visits Vancouver

 mywinepal  March 9, 2023

Last week there was the Taste of Italy celebration held at the Vancouver Lookout downtown.  Wine and Italian cheese, prosciutto, chocolates, and more were there to sample. Here are ten wines that I quite enjoyed at the Taste of Italy.  Some of these wines are currently available in BC.  I marked those wines with a “*”.  The wines without the…

Casale del Giglio Bellone 2019 and Anthium Bellone 2019

The Indigenous Bellone Grape and Wines by Casale del Giglio In Lazio Italy

 mywinepal  August 10, 2020

Have you heard of the almost forgotten indigenous vines of Lazio, Italy? One of the grapes grown along the coastal area around the town of Anzio is the ancient Bellone of Anzio grape.  It is a white grape variety.  There are a mere 511 ha of this grape grown in Italy. It is known for being both hardy and prolific….