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Pecorino

Le Marche & Abruzzo – Two Regions… Two Expressions of Pecorino

Pecorino has indeed been one of those white grape varieties that I have always liked even though it until more recently was never considered much as a white wine. Or perhaps it was not even as well known even in Italy. I used to go often to Le Marche and a white Pecorino wine was … Read more

Spring

Multinational Spring Lunch with Verdicchio at #ItalianFWT

When spring arrives you just want to celebrate with a good wine…why not with a Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOP…? My first encounter with Marika Socci and her father Pierluigi and their Verdicchio wines was about a year ago at a local digital marketing event organized by some of my friends here in Tuscany. I … Read more

Indigenous Grapes

The Value of Indigenous Grapes and Territory with Rio Maggio Winery

On October 17th, 2017, we were talking about wines in Le Marche at #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream with the guest Simone Santucci from Rio Maggio winery. This is a winery located in Montegranaro in the province of Fermo which is just north of Ascoli Piceno, close to Macerata, and just 10 km from the seaside in Le … Read more

Verdicchio

The Many Faces of the Verdicchio Grape with Marika Socci

On July 11th, 2017, we went to Le Marche again talking about the many faces of the Verdicchio at #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream. My guest for the day was Marika Socci from Azienda Vitivinicola Socci in Castelplanio, Le Marche. The special thing with this #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream was that it aired on a different time, in the afternoon here in … Read more

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Tenuta Santori – Winemaking with Esoteric Varieties in Le Marche

Giving value to esoteric, so-called indigenous grape varieties, is becoming more and more a trend in the wine world. Here we will talk about a couple of grape varieties that are lesser known but that give some very interesting white wines. At the end of January, Marco Santori, the owner of Tenuta Santori in Le … Read more

Boccadigabbia - A Winery in the Wake of Napoleon

Boccadigabbia – A Winery in the Wake of Napoleon

Ever since my Master studies in history back in Sweden and all through my Ph.D. studies, I have been fond of the period from the French Revolution onwards, especially the 19th century and the Risorgimento. My focus was more on the image of Giuseppe Garibaldi in Europe in the 19th century, rather than on Napoleon, … Read more

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