Planeta Wines of Sicily

 

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PLANETA VITTORIA PROPERTY
 
FRAPPATO VINES
 
Frappatu di Vittoria
 
 
VERTICAL of SANTA CECILIA
 
2005 to 2011
 
 
 
FRANCESCA PLANETA 
 
with AUTHOR DANIEL BELLINO “Z”
 
at SANTA CECILIA Vertical Tasting
 
New York, NY
 
2006
 
GRANDMA BELLINO ‘S ITALIAN COOKBOOK
 
RECIPES FROM MY SICILIAN NONNA
 
by Daniel Bellino “Z”
 
 
 
 
 
 
PLANETA ‘S
 
CERASAULO di VITTORIA
 
“MY FAVORITE PALNETA WINE”
 
 
Daniel Bellino “Z”
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Another Tasty Barolo / Oberto 2012

 

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THREE GREAT BAROLO PRODUCERS

ELIO GRASSO , CAVALLOTTO , and ANDREA OBERTO

I had another tasty Barolo last night. Just one of so many hundreds over the years. Yes another tasty Barolo, I just love it. The Barolo in question was a bottle of BAROLO ANDREA OBERTO 2012.. All I can say is that I just sat back and enjoyed this wine after work one night with my friend Peter Mosconi. It was Peter’s and he brought it to the table. I took a sip and wow, I was flabbergasted, this wine was absolutely awesome. 

Drinking Barolo is always a special treat, and this time proved to be one of those extra specail ones, for sometimes the experience is good, at other time disappointing, and as with this night and this particular Barolo, the Andrea Oberto Vintage 2012, everything was just great, and just about as good as it gets, the Barolo was absolutely perfect and as I told Peter, you can buy a much more expensive Barolo, like one from Giaccomo Conterno or one of the Mascarello’s, or similar high-priced Barolo and now matter if you spent $300 or $500 or whatever price you paid, it wouldn’t matter, the Barolo could not be better than the one we were drinking tonight (Monday June 26, 2017) at Monte’s Trattoria, there could be no Barolo better than this, for this particular Barolo (Andrea Oberto Barolo 2012) was absolutely perfect. It was a Text Book Barolo and perfectly in balance which says it all. It was full of flavor, the classic Barolo flavors, like ; Cherry Fruit flavors with some nice full Dark Chocolate notes, a twinge of Tar, Truffles, and Violets. This Barolo had the right amount of weight to it, with correct acid, tannin, and everything you expect from a great Barolo, it was all there. Well I don’t want to go on and on on this that and everything, but quite simply the wine was I must say again, perfect and as good as it gets, and was purely a Joy to Drink. Basta!

 

 

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BAROLO

ANDREA OBERTO

2012

La MORRA

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FABIO OBERTO and His DAD ANREA OBERTO

Enjoying some of their Fine BAROLO …

 

 

 

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SUNDAY SAUCE

When Italian-Americans Cook

 

 

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Bellino Does Vino

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ANGELO GAJA With 2009 GAJA BARBARESCO
Wine Spectator Grande Tasting New York 2013
Photo Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
GAIA GAJA

TERLATO TASTING

OCTOBER 2013
NEW YORK
 
Photo Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
The BARONESS ROTHSCHILD
At Wine SPectator Grande Tastin New York
2013
 
Photo Daniel Bellino Zwicke
Imbroglio Folnari
Castello Nozzole
Greve in Chianti
With Famed Super Tuscan “IL Pareto”
 
Photo Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
SEBASTIANO ROSA WINMAKER OF SASSICAIA
AND GARI PUNIC “BARUA”
WITH DEGREZIA WINEDIRECTOR DANIEL BELLINO-ZWICKE
 
Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
With Giancarlo Grasso
and
His Great Barolo Runcot
 
 
 
Elena Penna Curado
With One of Her Family’s 
Famed VIETTI BAROLO’S 
at Wine Spectator Grand Tasting
 
Photo by Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
 
DeGrezia Wine Director and Author Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
Flanked bt Two of Italy’s Greatest Wine Guys
Marches Lambero Frescobaldi (Left)
And His Uncle Marchese Leonardo Frescobaldi
At Wine SPectator Grande Tasting in NEW YORK
 
FAMED WINEMAKER
SEBASTIANO ROSA
And HIS BEAUTIFUL WIFE
At THE WINE SPECTATOR GRANDE TASTING
NEW YORK
SASSICAIA  2009
From TENTA SAN GUIDO
AND FAMED WINMEAKER
SEBASTIANO ROSA
 
“THIS WINE IS da BOMB”
ONE of THE GREATEST SASSICAIA VINTAGES EVER
OPUS ONE
FROM
THE BARON ROTHCHILD & ROBERT MONDAVI
NEW YORK, NY
2013
BORDEAUX
Cos D’ Esternol
A GLASS 
of CHATEAU CHEVAL BLANC 
and a PASTRAMI SANDWICH
 
“ONLY In NEW YORK” !!!
 
At Marriott Marquis
NEW YORK
 
 
 
WINEMAKER ALESSANDRO CELLAI (Castellare)
And Wine Director DANIEL BELLINO-ZWICKE
At DeGrezia Restorante NEW YORK
MASI AMARONE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BOOKS by DANIEL BELLINO-ZWICKE … ITALIAN NEW YORK FOOD & WINE
 

BAROLO and BARBARESCO

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NEBBIOLO
 
 
The Grapes of BAROLO & BARBARESCO
 
 
 
 
BAROLO
 
 
A Bottle of GIACOMO CONTERNO BAROLO 1967
 
 
 
 
 

 
The WINES of BAROLO & BARBARESCO
 
 
Watch The Video
 
 
 
 
 
A BAROLO WINE CELLAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pouring a Glass of BAROLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
One of The Greatest of All BARBARESCO Wines
 
 
BARBARESCO Santa Stefano – CASTELLO Di NEIVE
 
 
From the Great ITALO STUPINO
 
 
“The KING of BARBARESCO”
 
ITALO STUPINO in NEW YORK
 
with Author DANIEL BELLINO ZWICKE
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SUNDAY SAUCE
 
by DANIEL BELLINO “Z”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BAROLO GIUSEPPE RINALDI
 
 
 
 
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Planeta Wines of Sicily

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The WINES of PLANETA
 
 
 
 

FRANCESCA PLANET Talks Planeta Wine
 
with Author New York Italian Wine Guy Daniel Bellino “Z”
 
 
 
 
The VINEYARDS of PLANETA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RECIPES FROM MY SICILIAN NONNA
 
by DANIEL BELLINO “Z”
 
 
 
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Italian Wines of Winebow New York

 

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ITALY’S GREATEST DESSERT WINES

by Fausto Maculan

VENETO

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Princess ‘s of The VENETO

Ms Maculan with Nadia Zenato

of Maculan & Zenato Wines

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ZENATO AMARONE CLASSICO

della VALPOLICELLA

“ONE of THE BEST” !!!

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The KING of BARBARESCO Itilo Stupino of Castelo di Neive

with author Daniel Bellino-Zwicke

at Winebow Fall Portfolio Tasting 2016

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BELLINO & STUPINO

Winemaker with Writer

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M. FIORI

of PODERE SCALETTE

with IL CARBIONAIONE & CHIANTI

from the Family Estate

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SUNDAY SAUCE

by Daniel Bellino “Z”

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