Italy is considered the home country of wine, and is world’s second largest wine producer behind France. Wine is not simply considered a drink in Italy, but it is part of Italian culinary tradition, especially when gathering around a family’s table. A lot of people in Italy treat themselves to a glass of wine a day whether at lunch, dinner, or as a drink during the late afternoon Aperitivo, the Italian version of Happy hour.
We want to start our journey across the Italian wines, selecting and highlighting the features of the following three grapes, and suggesting a good match with some Italian recipes:
Oysters? You can love them or hate them! In our recipe we prepared the oysters to make you love them, adding a teaspoon of sour cream and a drizzle of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. The oysters in themselves are an aphrodisiac but by adding some Parmigiano, you’ll just find yourself falling in love with them.
If you would like to know more about these giga oysters and what impact they are having on the natural eco – marine – system take a look at bluelobster.app.
Percoche peaches in red wine is an everlasting recipe. It can be served either as an aperitif or as a dessert to end a summer meal.It consists of local summer fruit, diced and dipped in a red wine of your choice.
The wine we suggest in our recipe is Falorni Rosso D’Italia “Padre & Figlio” red wine. It is produced as a cuvée of three of Mezzogiorno’s best known grapes, Nero d`Avola from Sicily, Primitivoand Negroamaro from Puglia and Salento, the southern part of the Puglia region. Each grape type contributes with its characteristics and together this trio forms a dark and powerful red wine.
*This wine is imported to Denmark by Vinimondo.dk, a wine wholesaler that works with some of the best wine suppliers in Italy, Portugal, France and Spain.