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11 September 2017 News

The Colorado Gazette featured the 2015 Tommasi Le Rosse Pinot Grigio in “White wine alternatives for summer sipping.” Wine writer Rich Mauro is partial to white wines for summer, and provided a list of “heat resistors” from Germany, France and Italy. Mauro touches upon Italy’s best white wine import, pinot grigio, recommended by him for its light body and melon and citrus notes. When recommending pinot grigio, Mauro notes the Le Rosse is a “a single vineyard wine in a somewhat richer style.” Click here to see the article.

 
11 September 2017 News

Tommasi’s Filodora Prosecco was named “Wine Pick of the Week for September 6” in The Arizona Daily Sun this week, running both in print and online. Wine writer John Vankat notes “I find many Proseccos a bit clumsy, but the Tommasi Filodora is nicely refined and therefore a wise purchase.” John describes the wine for its “attractive, forward nose, good strength on the palate and is long-finishing.” Click here to see the article.

 
24 August 2017 News

We are happy to share new coverage for the Tommasi Le Rosse Pinot Grigio and Rafael Valpolicella on the blog HobNob Magazine in “Summer Wine Tasting: Australian Wine with a Criminal History and A Couple of Light Italians.” Wine writer Ellen Swandiak reviews both wines, noting the Pinot Grigio “was a rich white, with more tropical and complex notes than the typical Pinot Grigio” and the Rafael is “the perfect, crisp summer red.” Both wines are showcased in a slideshow on the site, too.

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7 August 2017 News

Honest Cooking featured the Rafael Valpolicella in “Chilled Red Wines for A Hot Summer” a roundup of reds “perfect for chilling and totally affordable.” The Rafael is described as “vibrant, fresh, but still loaded with tannins and deep notes of spice and leather that are balanced with fruitiness.”

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7 August 2017 News

Colorado Avid Golfer, a regional golfing magazine based in Colorado, featured the Ripasso Valpolicella in “High Yield Wines.” Wine contributor Dave Buchanan notes the Ripasso is “full-bodied and spicy, with deep plum-like fruit flavors.” This piece ran online, and will also appear in print.

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24 July 2017 News

Coachella Valley Weekly featured the Rafael Valpolicella in “Summer Grilling Wines Continued.” Wine writer Rick Riozza notes he is a big Italian wine fan and that his current recommendation is the 2014 Tommasi Rafael Valpolicella Classico Superiore. “It’s a steal at $15!,” he says. Rick notes the aromas and flavors of the Rafael and mentions James Suckling’s score of 91 for the wine, stating “a lovely valpo that is delicate and spicy with a lemon-rind and blueberry chracater; medium body, vibrant fruit and wonderful acidity. Flavorful! Drink now!” This review ran in both print and online. Click here to see the full text. 

 
14 July 2017 News

Devour Utah, a regional magazine and website based in Salt Lake City, UT, featured a review of the pinot grigio noting the wine is complex “with good acidity and ripe tropical fruit flavors.” The Le Rosse is recommended to “sip by itself, but also pairs very well with seafood and Asian flavors – even sushi and sashimi.”

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10 July 2017 News

CraveLocal, a news website, featured the Le Rosse Pinot Grigio in “What to Drink Now: Crave Local’s Top Wine Picks for Summer Entertaining.” For the second year in a row, the editors selected the wine as one of their “top picks and best buys” for the summer, noting that it’s far more impressive than typical Pinot Grigio. Scored at 91 points, the wine is highlighted for its food friendliness and citrusy profile.

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10 July 2017 News

DSM Magazine, a Des Moines, Iowa luxury magazine, featured the Rafael Valpolicella in “A Red That Tastes Great Chilled.” Wine writer Wini Moranville notes that after years of dissatisfaction with Valpolicella wines in general, it was Tommasi’s Rafael that “immediately got [her] back on the Valpolicella bandwagon.” She quotes NY Times critic Eric Asimov’s observation of “the winemaking renaissance that … has also come to Valpolicella,” and favorably reviews the Rafael, recommending that readers enjoy it well chilled. She also directs readers to a local retailer for purchase.

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3 July 2017 News

We are happy to share a new review of the 2015 Tommasi Le Rosse Pinot Grigio in the Winston-Salem Journal. Wine writer Michael Hastings notes the pinot grigio has “tropical aromas, lots of citrus palate. A bit of richness, yet still plenty crisp, with a lingering finish.” He rates it as “good plus” in a roundup of wines he has recently tasted.