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40 Years of Jazzy Sparkling Wines at D’Araprì Winery

When I got invited by D’Araprì winery to their 40th-anniversary party I said yes straight away. Who wouldn’t accept on the spot, right? Even if it is a bit far to Puglia and just for a few days. Well, at least for me there was no doubt. Also, because the invitation came from my friends at … Read more

Christmas Dinner

Sparkling Wine All Through the Christmas Dinner with D’Araprì Winery

Sparkling wine always works well with all kinds of dishes, also all through the Christmas Dinner, especially with wines from D’Araprì Winery. So, this is Christmas… as John Lennon sang in the song Happy Christmas (War is Over) from 1972. Well, there is still a couple of weeks until Christmas Eve, but we are getting … 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

#WinesOfItaly LiveStream with Federica & Gianluca from Belvedere Winery

#WinesOfItaly LiveStream with Federica & Gianluca from Belvedere Winery

On Tuesday, October 11th, my guests at Wines Of Italy Livestream will be Federica and Gianluca Cabrini from Tenuta Belvedere in Montecalvo Versiggia which is in the province of Pavia in Lombardy. This winery is situated in the Oltrepò Pavese wine district in Lombardy. They produce a sparkling wine m’Ami Spumante Extra Brut made with pinot … Read more

Can wine be produced in Scandinavia, or not?

When reality starts getting topsy-turvy, places like Malmö, in Sweden, are now having 6 weeks of 35 degrees heat waves while the Mediterranean countries have experienced the coldest summer since many years, but some positive things seem to come out of it all. Apart from the fact that Scandinavians get a chance to even more crawl … Read more

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