The Future of Wine Article

Can The Future of Wine Excel Thanks to Multidisciplinary Contamination?

The future of wine, or at least the future of Italian wine, was discussed at an event organized by the Uva Sapiens Consultancy Group in Veneto some months ago. Uva Sapiens is a team of vine and wine consultants founded by Mattia Filippi, Umberto Marchiori, and Roberto Merlo 10 years ago. In December last year, … Read more

Can Hybrid Grapes Be the Solution For the Future?

Hybrid grapes might very well be the future for tackling the growing issues with climate change such as rising temperatures, drought, changing rainfall patterns, hail, wildfires, and more. However, many wine producers in traditional wine areas are still very skeptical and resistant to implementing hybrid grapes, thinking they will entirely modify the historical wines they … Read more

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How Achille Della Porta Masters the Art of Making Elegant Aglianico

“Maximum selection in the vineyard,” is the motto of Achille Della Porta, owner of Masseria della Porta in the Montaperto locality in Irpinia, Campania. Achille believes in giving value to the Irpinia territory and producing wines that give an expression of the local micro terroir, its history, and tradition. Biodiversity and respect for nature lie … Read more

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How Chianti Classico Enters the Movie Biz with the Black Rooster

The Chianti Classico Collection 2023 just took place a month ago, and the Chianti Classico consortium was on a roll. It was a well-attended Anteprima (preview tasting) after the reduced events during the last three years due to the pandemic, and the good mood was on top. In an article on the blog of Fattoria … Read more

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Giovanni Piccirillo Brings a Fresh Approach to Winemaking in Alto Casertano

Alta Campania or more specifically the Alto Casertano is an up-and-coming and buzzing wine area in Campania, even though it is a district with a long winemaking tradition. Viticulture and winemaking in the area date at least to the Etruscan period, then it flourished during the Roman era, and Pallagrello wine would become the favorite … Read more

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How Vallepicciola Launches a Grand Cru Line with Three Premium Wines

Vallepicciola is an estate located in the Castelnuovo Berdardenga area not far from Siena, on the rolling hills of Tuscany. When we talk about Castelnuovo Berdardenga, it generally, brings our minds to Chianti Classico as it is the southernmost subzone – UGA – of the Chianti Classico appellation. In mid-January, Vallepicciola invited us to an … Read more

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More About Swedish Wine’s Groundbreaker Percy Månsson from Domän Sånana

The southern parts of Sweden – mainly Skåne – are considered to be the new frontier for the future of winemaking as the climate changes. Recently, I got an article published in the American online wine magazine The Vintner Project where I talk about The Swedish vintner and winemaker Percy Månsson of Domän Sånana. He … Read more

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3 Wine Tips to Bring Joy to the Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving and wine go together as the occasion to open up and try new or familiar labels with friends and family. But for those who only celebrate Thanksgiving occasionally with American friends, what is Thanksgiving really about? In brief, the Thanksgiving weekend is coming up next week in the US and in many locations in … Read more

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Hurry to Colli Euganei to Discover Its Hidden Treasures

When going to Veneto to explore the local wine culture, the Euganean Hills is probably not the first area you come to think of. We are more familiar with Ripasso and Amarone wines from Valpolicella, the white wines from Lugana and Soave (the Turbiana/Trebbiano di Soave and Garganega grapes), and the Chiaretto rosé wine from … Read more

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Wine Decor: 9 Ways to Use Bottles to Decorate Your Home

Recently, I was asked by Jenna Hall, the Marketing Coordinator at Redfin, to contribute to an article about wine decor and wine storage. the article they published on the Redfin blog is the following below, where you can also read my contribution. Have fun. If you love drinking wine, there’s no doubt you have a … Read more

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