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Montenidoli: 2010 Il Garrulo Chianti Colli Senesi

The 2010 Il Garrulo from Montenidoli is impactful, full of flavor and brimming with textural elegance. This is not the first time I’ve singled out Il Garrulo or the wines of Montenidoli. Working here at TWH, which is the exclusive importer of these special Tuscan … Continue reading

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Montenidoli’s 2009 Tradizionale Vernaccia di San Gimignano

This past Tuesday, gathered around a table at the center of Piccino restaurant, Elisabetta Fagiuoli of Montenidoli gave The Wine House staff a brief but exhaustive history of her Tuscan estate and the nearby medieval town of San Gimignano. The … Continue reading

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Montenidoli’s 2007 Il Garrulo Chianti Colli Senesi

I plan my wine and food menus far in advance of the occasion, an exception to my otherwise professional procrastinator ways. While pondering upcoming Fourth of July cookouts, Elisabetta Fagioli of Montenidoli fame kept popping into my head. Back in … Continue reading

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Montenidoli: 2007 Vernaccia Fiore

Elisabetta Fagiuoli is a force to be reckoned with, that’s for certain. As proprietress of the breathtakingly beautiful winery Montenidoli, Elisabetta has single-handedly taken Vernaccia di San Gimignano out of the ranks of lowly whites to produce what many consider … Continue reading

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The Montenidoli Dialogue: Italian Discoveries

2005 Montenidoli Vernaccia di San Gimignano Tradizionale White Wine; other white varietal; Tuscany; $19.99 $14.44 per bottle with mix/match case discount. 2006 Montenidoli Vernaccia di San Gimignano Fiore White Wine; other white varietal; Tuscany; $22.99 $19.54 per bottle with mix/match … Continue reading

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November 2013 Dirty Dozen

Look out; it’s November! Things are changing quickly. Our clocks will be going back soon, there’s a chill in the air, and at the end of this month, many of us will be seated around the Thanksgiving Day table. Now … Continue reading

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June 2013 Dirty Dozen

And just like that, we’re on to the month that begins the summer. You don’t need to be a dad, grad, or June bride to appreciate this month (but it doesn’t hurt if you are!), there’s plenty of fun stuff … Continue reading

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The Magnificent 2010 Red Bordeaux’s: Pre-Arrival Offer

It’s February, and in the northern hemisphere, wine people are traveling. We were recently paid a visit by Corinne and Philippe Ehrhart from Alsace, and the following week, Elisabetta Fagiuoli from Montenidoli swung by and tasted our staff on her line of new releases. … Continue reading

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Giavi’s Prosecco Superiore

The newest addition to our Italian portfolio, which at present includes Ca’Lojera, Montenidoli, Picollo, and Tenuta Pierazzuoli, is Prosecco producer, Giavi. Established in 1914, this estate is currently run by enterprising young Marco Cuscito. David had been looking for a … Continue reading

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Del Lupo: Ca’ Lojera’s Reserve Lugana

The 2007 Lugana Del Lupo from Ca’ Lojera is their “Reserve” wine and is truly unique. The fruit for Del Lupo is harvested late, beginning the end of October and usually finishing by the 10th of November. Sugars get higher … Continue reading

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