Tag Archive: COS

COS In Colour

There have been two constants in my life over the past fortnight – COS Frappato and Jamie XX’s new album: In Colour. And both will make your summer immeasurably better! For some reason, COS… Continue reading

Azienda Agricola COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2011

I could dedicate an entire website to COS and Arianna Occhipinti such is my love for their wines. One of my most recent purchases was a few bottles of Arianna’s Grotte Alte Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2010.… Continue reading

Growing My Italian Wine Collection

Earlier this year I read a very interesting series of articles from Alfonso Cevola on his blog “On The Wine Trail In Italy” about his own personal strategies for collecting Italian wine. Ostensibly… Continue reading

Feats of Clay: A Winemakers’ Perspective on Qvevri, Tinajas and Amphora Wine

Such a long time has passed since the conclusion of The Real Wine Fair 2014 that this post can hardly be even loosely described as being associated with the event. It has taken… Continue reading

The Real Wine Fair 2014 – Sicily

Tobacco Dock was bathed in sunshine during The Real Wine Fair, and I think the weather only served to fuel my infatuation with the array of fresh and bright light and medium bodied red wines on… Continue reading

Tasted at The Real Wine Fair – COS

Returning readers may remember that I listed the COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2008 in my most interesting wines of 2011 listing. Giusto Occhipinti was at The Real Wine Fair with a range of… Continue reading