Portofino, Genova


Ciliegiolo Rosé 2016

Delicious, red fruits everywhere with coastal saline undertones — 2 months ago

Severn, Ira and 6 others liked this


Vignerta Portofino Vermentino 2018

Brine, lemon pith, lemon candy / med+ to high acidity and an ethereal, mineral-taut palate — 3 months ago

Caraccioli Cellars

Sparkling Brut Cuvée Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay

Drinking in an alley of Genova, with pansotti. Couldn’t be better — a year ago

Umberto Briganti

Amaro-Camatti Liqueur

Guy gave me this and said “it’s fun, then crazy”... about right. — a year ago

David and Aske liked this

Tenuta Il Poggione

Riserva Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2018

Posting this for Mari, she thinks it’s delicious. We had it at Portofino in Chicago! — a month ago


Ü Pastine Portofino Bianchetta Genovese 2015

Very good, though perhaps past its prime a bit and starting to show a little less character than I'd like. A nice acidity to match it's sunny yellow hue, taste of lemon rind and citrus, medium body, with a lot of rocky minerals and terrain. It is nice to have a wine focus on minerality vs fruit forward compounds. Hope to score a bottle of this a bit younger next time. — 4 months ago

P and Mike liked this

La Cappelletta

Portofino Vermentino 2017

In a field of gorgeous Italian whites, this was a star. Lime zest, sea spray, white peach, yellow plum, apricot, honeysuckle, rosemary, sweet basil, on a medium plus body with medium plus acid and a long satisfying, lip-smacking finish — a year ago

Matt liked this

Oakville Ranch

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Actually just off the coast of Portofino on Crystal Serenity on our way to Rome. Enjoyed this with prime rib tonight. — 2 months ago

Robert and Billy liked this

Santa Maria al Monte

Amaro Naturale Nicola Vignale Liqueur


Interesting strong and medicny, — 4 months ago

Azienda Agricola Santa Caterina

Colli di Luni Vermentino 2015

Delightful throwback to days in Portofino, this hard-to-find vermentino sings with sea spray, grapefruit, lemon peel, chamomile, nectarine, white peach, and tingly acid - mineral streak that accentuates both seafood and citrus fruit salads. Another superb expression from Liguria — a year ago

Michael Hartman
with Michael