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Tre bicchieri Gambero Rosso

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Tre bicchieri are Gambero Rosso’s symbol for excellent wine. Gambero Rosso, red prawn, has a long and interesting story. All the way from a culinary insert they grew to the major player on the Italian culinary and wine market.

Among the activities they publish an excellent wine and restaurant guide. They run ‘cities of taste’ all over Italy, with professional food related activities. 

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Tre bicchieri

The Gambero Rosso wine ratings in Vini d’Italia are built up on the number of glasses (bicchieri) awarded to a wine, which is indicated in the wine guide with a number of stylized glasses next to the wine’s name. The highest rating is three glasses (Tre Bicchieri).

They recently published a preview for 2021, starting with Sicilian wines. It shows new tendencies, confirms some old.

Cerasuolo di Vittoria

New in the list, yet not a real surprise. Cerasuolo di Vittoria takes its name from the city of origin, Vittoria. The wine is a blend of Nero d’Avola and Frappato. Cerasuolo refers to the cherry red colour of the wine. 

Giambattista Valli ’18Feudi del Pisciotto

Il Para Para ’17Poggio di Bortolone

tre bicchieri for cerasuolo di vittoria
tre bicchieri for this wonderful white etna wine

Etna Bianchi, white Etna wines

Yes indeed, tre bicchieri for Etna white wines. Finally. The volcano’s love is not only for the red wine. Surprising, but not even all that much. Great quality beyond discussion.

Alta Mora ’19Alta Mora

Arcuria ’18Graci

Pietrarizzo ’19Tornatore

Trainara ’18Generazione Alessandro

Tre bicchieri, Red Etna

Red Etna wine. Only one defect. You cannot forget you ever had it. And you’ll be back for more. Peculiar, particular, spectacular

Contrada Santo Spirito Part. 468 ’16Palmento Costanzo

Erse Contrada Moscamento 1911 ’17Tenuta di Fessina

Lenza di Munti 720 slm ’17 – Nicosia

Passorosso ’18Passopisciaro

Qubba ’18Monteleone

San Lorenzo ’18Girolamo Russo

Barbagalli ’17Pietradolce

V. Vico Prephylloxera ’17Tenute Bosco

Zottorinoto Ris. ’16Cottanera

red etna, tre bicchieri
Alessandro di Camoporeale is among the tre bicchieri for 2020


More red and whites. Here’s the other tre bicchieri

Faro ’18Le Casematte

Salealto Tenuta Ficuzza ’18Cusumano

Catarratto V. di Mandranova ’18Alessandro di Camporeale

Chardonnay V. San Francesco Tenuta Regaleali ’18Tasca d’Almerita

Mandrarossa Cartagho ’18Settesoli

Nero d’Avola Saia ’18Feudo Maccari

Perricone Furioso ’17Assuli

Perricone Ribeca ’15Firriato

Tre bicchieri dessert

Malvasia delle Lipari Passito ’19Caravaglio

Passito di Pantelleria Ben Ryé ’17 – Donnafugata

Zibibbo Al Qasar ’19 – Rallo

tre bicchieri per il passito

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three bottles representing the Sicilian white and red wine, liquor

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