Italian Wine Blog Archives - Grapevine Adventures
Gaglioppo

Gaglioppo & Calabria – Hidden Gems in Italy at #ItalianFWT

November 2018 at #ItalianFWT will be all about Gaglioppo and Calabria. We will talk about wine in Calabria with a focus on the elusive and sometimes not well-understood Gaglioppo grape. As I have many friends from Calabria, it was also one of the regions except for Tuscany that I travelled to already during my first … Read more

Puglia

#TerroirPuglia – An Exploration of the “Other” Puglia

Going to Puglia always turns into a wonderful experience. Not only because you discover new parts of the region, new local realities and sights, but also because you make new friends and get to hang out with ‘old’ friends again. I think most people who go to Puglia can say this is true. During the … Read more

Vernaccia

A Double Tasting of Vernaccia In One Fell Swoop

When Riccardo calls, I am ready to go…Joking LOL Anyway, on a not too warm day at the end of June, I was invited for lunch at Villa Cora to learn more about the winery Il Colombaio di Santa Chiara and their Vernaccia di San Gimignano. I had already tasted their wines several times before, … Read more

Brunello

A Vertical Brunello Tasting Like No Other At Lisini Winery

Following Sara Carmignola for a couple of years on social media, I only met her in person earlier this summer at the yearly Vignaioli di Radda event at the House of Chianti Classico in Radda. We hit it off straight away and had a lot of fun during the day. Going on the offroading together … Read more

Negroamaro

Negro Amaro Rosé Wines at Their Best in Salento, Puglia

My travelling through Puglia during the last 15 days has just been an awesome experience meeting so many great people. There are so many things to tell you about wine and people in this region. I will focus on the Salento and the Terre del Negroamaro event in this article. I wanted to start with … Read more

Puglia

Enjoying Radici del Sud in Puglia Under the Radar

After a looong break from getting any article out, I am sorry for that but it has been a very busy month with work, I am finally getting back to writing. I hope you remember me 🙂 and that you will come back and read about my wine – and beer – adventures. So, I … Read more

Vino Santo

Searching for (Wine) Gold in Trentino – Vino Santo = #OrodiToblino

What could be better than go searching (panning) for gold in Trentino…- #oroditoblino? And to add to that, the kind of gold you can sip on and feel good about. It might not make you rich when it comes to money, but it makes you feel rich in your heart. How can you say no … Read more

wine venture

A Wine Venture in the Making Between Tuscany and Armenia

Earlier in April, for Easter Monday, I got invited to a lunch by Riccardo Gagliardi and his family at their place in Castiglion Fibocchi, close to Arezzo. We had been talking about wine in Tuscany and in Armenia online but for the rest, we had never met, so it was a lunch out in the unknown. … Read more

Mapping Out the New DOC Friuli in Good Wine Company

The best of worlds for me is when I go to a new place I know little about and thus have the possibility to learn lots of new things. Curiosity is my name. LOL Well, you might say that this is what wine is all about; learning, exchanging thoughts and opinions. Nothing is set in … Read more

Wine

Sometimes work without wine gets in the way

Apologies for the long radio silence here on my blog. Sometimes life and, especially, work just gets in the way. Though, no, I am not hard at work in the vineyard…LOL I was traveling a lot for wine during April as you might have seen on my social media channels, managing to still write articles … Read more

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