Mommy's Time Out
Mommy’s Time Out is an independent label of wines from Italy, marketed in the US through a distributor in New Jersey. The affordable wines with the slogan, “Well all know being a mommy is a difficult job. A Mommy’s Time Out is a well-deserved break” has found its fans. The wine labels depict an empty chair next to a table with a wine bottle. The wines are a white Pinot Grigio and red Primitivo, and are “delicate and fruity,” to be served with food or as an aperitif.
The winery's motto: "We all know that being a Mommy is a difficult job. A Mommy's Time Out is a well deserved break. These wines are delicate and fruity. They come from some of the finest vineyards in Italy where the best grapes are vinified, resulting in a long lasting finish. They are a great complement to food, or may be served as an aperitif."
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History of the grape: At some point in the 18th century, the grape was brought over to Italy from either Caucasus or ...
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
History of the grape: Garganega is a white varietal that has been grown in the region for centuries. It is a primary ...
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