Il Nostro Inviato and I often share a chuckle Sunday mornings when we open the New York Times.
That's because we'll find invariably that one more writer for the Travel section has finagled a trip to Italy. And who can blame them?
Lately, the Times' wine column, the Pour, has been showing a similar bent. But you'll find no complaints here. Anzi.
In Eric Asimov's column today, he mentions a number of wines I like, including a Rosso di Montalcino and an Aglianico.
Italian Unknowns, From $10 to $20
By ERIC ASIMOV
Published: February 11, 2009
Few places offer a wider selection of singular wines in the $10 to $20 price range — the sweet spot for great wine values — than Italy.