Category: Negroamaro

Gran Appasso

Say Ciao to Gran Appasso by Femar at VanWineFest 2024

 mywinepal  November 21, 2023

One of the newer Italian wineries, FEMAR VINI SRL, formed in the 1990s.  They are in the Apulia region of Italy and will be attending VanWineFest 2024 to let us try their wines.  They use an appassimento method where they dry the grapes.  Other wineries pick the grapes and dry the grapes in bins/racks.  FEMAR lets the grapes dry on…

Tormaresca Calefuria IGT 2021 and Stag's Hollow Blanc de Noirs 2021

Two Rosé Wines from Near and FarPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  August 9, 2023

Rosé wines are a hot commodity. Recently we had a one-day Rosé wine festival held outdoors with beautiful sunny weather to complement the wine. Rose wines are made around the world. I picked two rosé wines that I have in my cellar. One is from BC, Stag’s Hollow Blanc de Noirs 2021, and the other hails from southern Italy, Tormaresca…

Tomaresca and a glass of their Chardonnay

Tomaresca Leading Puglia’s Wine Renaissance Lunch and Learn

 mywinepal  November 6, 2022

Tomaresca is a winery named for the ancient seaside towers of Puglia and is trying to make the world notice and appreciate the quality of their wines.  The winery works with the Antinori family which has over 625 years of winemaking experience in Italy.  All of Tormaresca’s wines are crafted with 100% estate-grown fruit, which covers two estates. Grapes and…