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passito

3 Different Italian Appassimento Wines That You Will Love

September is as you might have guessed by now the month of passiti, or wines made with the appassimento method, in the Italian wine, food, and travel group. The title of this month’s theme is Appassimento all’italiano, Sweet Wines at Their Best. I apologize for being late with my article, unfortunately, some other things got … Read more

Preview: Appassimento all’italiano, Sweet Wines at Their Best

September is all about passito wines, i.e. sweet wines or dessert wines, basically, all wines made with the appassimento (dehydration) method in the Italian Food, Wine, and Travel group. This month’s theme will indeed be Appassimento all’italiano, Sweet Wines at Their Best. As I mentioned in the invitation article last week, the appassimento method can … Read more

Pisa Wine

Terre di Pisa – A Hidden Wine Wonderland in Tuscany

There is a whole wonderful world to discover when it comes to wine in the Terre di Pisa area. For many of you, it might still be a fairly unknown area. For me, it is a territory very dear to me after having gotten to know several of the wineries there during the last few … Read more

An Amazing Wine Adventure in Hungary with Portugieser Du Monde

Broadening my horizons, I am today going to talk about a wine experience in Hungary a couple of weeks ago. I embarked on a new and very exciting wine adventure when I attended the Portugieser Du Monde wine competition as part of their wine jury. This year was the 6th edition of Portugieser Du Monde … 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

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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

Chianti Rufina

A Wine Tasting in a Historical Florentine Setting – 10 Vintages of Chianti Rufina Villa Bossi

When you get invited to a wine tasting such as the one that took place on February 11th in Palazzo Gondi, in the heart of Florence, with Chianti Rufina wines…it is almost like reaching a moment of Zen. At least for me, being a former professional historian, even though my specialization was nationalism in the … Read more

Live Video

How To Master Your Wine Story With Live Video

This month I will talk about how to master live video to tell your wine story. The article was supposed to go online Thursday. However, in between preparing for teaching a mini-course on wine in English to tour leaders at We Like Tuscany in the evening and it also being my birthday…it all go a … Read more

3 Thoughts on How to Rock Your Social Media (Wine) Presence

3 Thoughts on How to Rock Your Social Media (Wine) Presence

Here I am, this is me…as Bryan Adams sing. This is the first article in my new Wine&Social series on my blog where I will write about how to use social media in the wine world. However, this is not at all going to be about me, but about YOU. The idea of creating a Wine&Social section came … Read more

My Wine Blog has a New Face

My Wine Blog has a New Face

So my wine blog has a new face. It is no longer only about blog articles, but also about my WinesOfItaly LiveStream, and a new feature that I call Wine&Social. Therefore, I wanted more distinct and separate sections for each topic and area. My blog has now a new and fresh look. Below I will … Read more

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