Italian Wines in Tucson, AZ

Oct 31, 2018 334

BY: Tom Oetinger

Considering the fact that my wife, Michelle is 100 percent Italian it would be imprudent for me not to have a fondness for Italian wine.  Regardless of my desire for domestic harmony I have to say in all honesty that I have a strong affinity for the Italian varietals, as well as other international grapes grown on the Italian peninsula and islands. 

Maybe it’s because I’ve been fortunate enough to travel extensively in Italy or maybe it’s simply that Italian varietals, when grown and vinified with care, make fantastic, food friendly wines.  Italian white wines generally trend toward being light bodied and high in acid; crisp and refreshing they are perfect for our hot summers, especially when paired with salads and seafood.

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