Tag: Verona

A range of Valpolicella wines including Ripasso and Amarone

Test Your Knowledge of Veneto Wines of Italy With This Quiz

 mywinepal  January 28, 2024

Are you a wine lover who wants to test your knowledge of the Verona (Veneto) region of Italy? Verona is one of the most famous wine capitals in the world, producing a variety of top-quality wines from different grapes and terroir.  Both red and white wines. Take this fun 5-question quiz and see how much you know about Verona’s wines!

Monte del Frá Ca del Magro Custoza DOC Superiore 2020 and Bardolino DOC 2021

Try Monte del Frá Wines from Italy Before VanWineFest 2024PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  November 10, 2023

The theme country for the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2024 is Italy.  If you have not yet checked out the website to see the participating wineries, I can tell you that Monte del Frá will be pouring their wines for you from the area bordering the south and east of Lake Garda and west of Verona.  The red grapes from…

Masi Agricola Amarone Vertical tasting

Gustoso, An Amarone Vertical from MASI Agricola S.p.A.

 mywinepal  June 6, 2018

What is Amarone wine? Amarone is a style of Valpolicella wine.  The Valpolicella region is located north of Verona, bordering Lake Garda to the west and by the Lessini Mountains to the east and north. There are 4 styles of winemaking for Valpolicella: Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG, Recioto della Valpolicella DOCG, Valpolicella Ripasso DOC and Valpolicella DOC. Valpolicella DOC is the lightest bodied…

Molto Bene Vino from Monte Del Fra

 mywinepal  October 17, 2016

Indigenous grapes excite me.  Learning about these grapes and their flavours and aromas make wine tasting interesting.  We can travel around the world and sample Cabernet Sauvignon, and it will in general have a very similar flavour and aroma profile, depending if you are in a cooler or a warmer climate.  Indigenous grapes, that are from their original country and…