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When Trebbiano Gains the Spotlight in a White Wine from Carmignano

When talking about Tenuta di Capezzana winery in Carmignano, a white Trebbiano wine is perhaps not the first wine you come to think of, right? Rather, it would be their Carmignano DOCG wines and, above all, their historical and award-winning Vin Santo. However, they are not only using their Trebbiano toscano grapes for appassimento for … Read more

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How Remarkable Native Grapes Are Revitalizing Wine in Southern Italy

Puglia and Radici del Sud was one of my first destinations for wine in southern Italy earlier in the summer when things started to open up again, allowing for events to be organized. This was my fourth Radici del Sud event, and I also had a small hand in the selection of some of the … Read more

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Anteprima Sagrantino: Umbrian Wine From Its Best Side

We are now in early September and summer is turning into harvest time, but it seems like only yesterday that I was at the Anteprima Sagrantino in Montefalco. During this short period since early June, some changes have happened also within the Consortium of Montefalco Sagrantino. In June, at the preview event, Filippo Antonelli was … Read more

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Caprettone Manifests its Remarkable Potential for Winemaking in Campania

Caprettone is a grape native to Vesuvius that has shown to have an extraordinary potential for winemaking in Campania, also when it comes to sparkling wines. Vesuvius is not only known for its eruptive activity through the years, but also for its unique and very expressive viticultural heritage. As in general in recent years, there … Read more

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Wine in Abruzzo Gains the Spotlight with the Tullum DOCG

What better way to enjoy being out and about again than enjoying wine in Abruzzo by visiting a winery that has been built on the ruins of an ancient Roman villa? Well, to trump that it is a winery that is basically at the center of the fairly recent Tullum DOCG. I am talking about … Read more

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3 Wineries & 3 Fascinating Expressions of Wine in Campania

Campania is a region that is rich not only in history, culture, food, and a mecca for tourists, it also has a viticultural heritage like no other. There are many different wine areas in Campania that stand out each in their own way. Just think about areas such as Caserta, Sannio in the Benevento area, … Read more

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Digital Vino with Alessio Fortunato About the Chinese Wine Market

Though we are in May, the focus will here be on my Digital Vino live stream with Alessio Fortunato as a guest and the wine market in China from back in December. Alessio Fortunato is an Italian oenologist and wine consultant working mainly with the Chinese wine market. In fact, he started out about 7-8 … Read more

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The Fabulous World of a Wine Judge at Berliner Wine Trophy

Traveling to Berlin is always like making a journey into European history, and adding the concept of wine thanks to the Berliner Wine Trophy and being a wine judge heightens the experience. The last few times I have been to Berlin, after many years in between, it always makes me think of our high school … Read more

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How Wine in Lazio is Reimagining its Past Greatness

When talking about Italian wine there is a well of history to source from, when talking about wine in Lazio the task at hand almost feels daunting. Wine in Lazio stems to the Etruscans and then there is the Roman Empire that played a big part in spreading the art of winemaking also all through … Read more

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Join the ItalianFWT Group Talking About Wine in Lazio

The time is almost here for taking a historical tour to Lazio and discover more about wine in Lazio. And, even better, it is during the Easter weekend. There is so much more to Lazio than Rome and Roman history. Well, it is true that the Roman era has had a great impact through the … Read more

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