Prosecco

An Asolo Prosecco Superiore Came With the Mail One Day

Some month ago, I received a nice gift from the Consorzio Vini Asolo Montello. It was two bottles of their Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG as part of a project initiated by the younger producers within the consortium. Now, I am far from an expert on Prosecco so, of course, I called on the prosecco knowledge … Read more

Natural Winemaker

Vin Natur – A Natural Winemaker Association Looking Towards the Future

The other night I was at a dinner at my friend Nadia’s place here in Florence and she had her friend, Betta, from close to Vicenza visiting. They are both originally from the Vicenza area. At a certain point, they were asking me about my recent ‘wine travels’. When I mentioned that I had been … Read more

Top Wineries

4 Top Wineries at Wine & Siena, Part 2 – New Tastings

Time just flies and I never got around to publish this second article about Top Wineries at the Wine & Siena event that took place at the end of January. I apologize for that. However, here you get an overview of 4 other “new” wineries that I tasted in Siena. New in the sense that … Read more

3 Tasting Themes at Vinitaly 2016 – Part 1

Sorry all, this article is very overdue, but the last week I had a lot of work so I never managed to get it finished before. Anyway, two days at Vinitaly was hard work. This year I was there with my friend and fellow sommelier Nadia Padrin. I had a list of wineries I wanted … Read more

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