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We agree, Vermentino is one of Italy's best whites, and very easy to like.

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60
Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite
VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

Picco del Sole, Vermentino di Sardegna '19  **1/2  $   VALUE
An elegant, medium bodied white with sophisticated flavors.

Perolla Vermentino Toscano '19  **1/2  $  VALUE
Full bodied with sauvignon blanc-like flavors, luscious fruit.

Luna Bosoni, Collit di luni Vermentino Grey Label  ***  $$
A superb example of the wine, with bright fresh notes, honey, almond.

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.
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Al Spoler, well known to WYPR listeners as the wine-loving co-host of "Cellar Notes" has had a long-standing parallel interest in cooking as well. Al has said, the moment he started getting serious about Sunday night dinners was the same moment he started getting serious about wine. Over the years, he has benefited greatly from being a member of the Cork and Fork Society of Baltimore, a gentlemen's dining club that serves black tie meals cooked by the members themselves who are some of Baltimore's most accomplished amateur cooks.
As General Partner of Clipper City Brewing Company, L.P., Hugh J. Sisson is among Baltimore's premier authorities on craft brewing and a former manager of the state's first pub brewery, Sissons, located in Federal Hill. A fifth generation Baltimorean, Hugh has been involved in all aspects of craft brewing.