The Best Wine for Pasta Is…

September 28, 2016

If pasta is the movie, then Sangiovese is the soundtrack. I could eat spaghetti without it, but why would I? That’s like watching a Fellini film on mute when Nino Rota’s soundtracks are what illuminates it, intensifies it, and makes you feel like you’re living in an Italian dream. Sangiovese does the same thing.

Sangiovese (San-Gee-Oh-Vay-Say) is Italy’s iconic and widely planted grape, and even if you don’t think you’ve had a Sangiovese before, you have. Not only is it a part of many Italian red blends, it goes by so many different names that there is a joke