Orsolani Erbaluce di Caluso 2014, Piedmont ($19.99) With no oak whatsoever, this fresh Erbaluce from the hills north of Torino shows aromas of melons and has a refreshing grassiness and minerality. One Liter Bottle.
Giardini Arimei Ischia Bianco “Pietra Brox” 2012, Campania ($22.99): A blend of native varietals biancolella, forestrera, and fiano, this fresh, unoaked white has bright orchard and stone fruit aromas, as well as white flowers. A medium weight wine that is a great pairing for shellfish.
d’Amico Seiano Rosso 2014, Lazio ($9.95) A blend of merlot and sangiovese, this meaty, juicy red from Central Italy has notes of plums, cherries, and violets, and is a perfect wine everyday red.
Lini Lambrusco NV, Emilia-Romagna ($16.99) Plum, blueberries and raspberry aromas with violet notes. Dry with intense flavors and just the right amount of acidity and gently tannic finish. An excellent pairing with white meat, roast or pizza!