RKS Wine: Trying to Find One of the Smoothest and Most Delicious Red Wines: The Tears of Christ

Was it the view of the Bay of Naples? Was it the sights of Capri and Sorrento? Or was it actually the wine? Four years ago when air travel was simply a pain as opposed to today’s huge pain and hassle I was in Naples for 5 days courtesy of the EU to do someContinue reading “RKS Wine: Trying to Find One of the Smoothest and Most Delicious Red Wines: The Tears of Christ”

RKS Wine: The Tears of Christ (Lacryma Christi)

I can’t think of many wines that have differing legends about them. I have heard a few in Naples on my last visit there and that is when Lucifer fell from heaven Christ was sad and cried tears that landed on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius producing miraculous wines. Lacryma Christi is from the CampanianContinue reading “RKS Wine: The Tears of Christ (Lacryma Christi)”

RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner: A Stunningly Delicious and Affordable Wine from Campania

A couple of years ago courtesy of the EU I was off to Naples, the capital of the Campanian wine region in Italy. Such incredible food, archeological sites and of course wine. I was at Southern Italy’s biggest wine show Vitingo in Naples and was also ferried about to some incredible wineries and co-operatives. FantasticContinue reading “RKS Wine: The Penniless Pensioner: A Stunningly Delicious and Affordable Wine from Campania”

RKS Wine: Mastroberardino’s Irpina Aglianico 2018

Perhaps one of Campania’s best-known wineries what think I of their 2018 Aglianico? On the nose I am transported to the Greater Naples area of Italy with black cherry, cherry liqueur, blackberry and smells from the Bay of Naples.  The aromas are high toned as if they are floating about in a rocket beam toContinue reading “RKS Wine: Mastroberardino’s Irpina Aglianico 2018”