Category - People & Places

Sardinia – Sip Trip with Jeff Porter

25 February 2020 People & Places

The island of Sardinia offers much in the way of history, culture, cuisine and wine, and certainly hasn’t gone unnoticed by wine professionals all over the world. In fact, Jeff Porter recently took a Sardinian wine tour here or rather one of his famed “Sip Trips,” stopping off at our very own Santadi. He is joined by Tara Empson and Raffaele Cani, general manager of the winery. The pair explains what makes the beachfront vineyards full of hundred-year-old vines that stupefied Jeff Porter so unbelievably unique.

Santadi makes a wide range of excellent Sardinian wines that encourage winelovers to explore a terroir like no other, also because it is so varied – from gorgeous beaches with pristine waters to rugged shorelines with secluded coves, and inland mountains to extended green forests, all caressed by breezy winds and warmed by the blistering sun.  Carignano does especially well here, in fact, a cult wine in many places, Terre Brune’s reputation precedes us for sure. Made from grapes grown in Santadi’s best and oldest vineyards in lower Sulcis, Terre Brune has received many awards from the wine industry’s top publications.

But don’t let us tell you, listen to Jeff Porter, who uses words like “paradise” to describe the Mediterranean island. Click below to see the full episode. And don’t forget to drink Sardinian wine.