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Mamoiada: When a Wine Area Finds A New Fresh Voice

Mamoiada is a village close to Nuoro in Sardegna where the inhabitants have viticulture and winemaking in their DNA. If Venetians say they get fed Prosecco in the baby bottle as small babies, in Mamoiada the importance of viticulture and winemaking is imprinted in their minds probably from before being born. Mamoiada is so much … Read more

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Enjoy a Multifaceted Wine Experience at Podere dell’Anselmo in Chianti, Tuscany

A man and his vineyards; a man and his horse. Well, with Fabrizio Forconi, the owner of Podere dell’Anselmo, it is a bit of both. Podere dell’Anselmo is a small winery, agritourism, and manège located in the Anselmo locality close to Montespertoli in Chianti. This is only about 25 minutes from Florence, in Tuscany. It … Read more

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Do Micro-Climate and Terroir Matter for Chiaretto di Bardolino Rosé Wines?

Chiaretto di Bardolino is a rosé wine with an important history that has had an amazing and revolutionary development during the last 10 years, giving it a pole position among Italian rosé wines on the world map. It has become more essential to give an expression to micro-climate and terroir in rosé wines. Earlier this … Read more

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How Radici del Sud Highlights the Potential of Southern Italian Wines

The Radici del Sud event is an event focused on wines made with native grapes in the southern Italian regions of Puglia, Abruzzo, Molise, Calabria, Campania, Sicily, and Sardegna. Even though lesser-known wine areas and grapes have become quite trendy and in the limelight lately, it is still often hard for smaller producers in such … Read more

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When Austrian Wine Creates Connections At United We Taste

Connecting with people and creating relationships is really one of the amazing things of the wine world, also in a period full of uncertainties due to the Coronavirus as during the last two years. Back in the early Covid days in 2020, I was approached by Filipe Carvalho on LinkedIn and asked if I wanted … Read more

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Botromagno, a family winery in Gravina, Puglia

Discover more about Beniamino, Alberto D’Agostino, and Botromagno Winery Botromagno winery is situated in Gravina in the Murgie area in Puglia. The Murgie area is actually the only part of Puglia with rolling hills at an altitude of 400 to 600 meters above sea level. Gravina is a small town with a long history to … Read more

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Preview: Organic & Natural Wine – What’s it all about?

So, March is here and it is time to look closer at organic, biodynamic, and natural wines at the Italian Food, Wine, and Travel group. They are three types, or categories, of wine that have many things in common but there are also differences between them. Which are the common denominators? Natural is the buzzword … Read more

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Emozioni dal Mondo – A Wine Competition Focused On French Grapes

Emozioni dal Mondo is a wine competition that has a focus on Bordeaux-style wines made with the French grapes Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from all over the world. The wine competition started out in 2004 as a series of tasting events that were centered around the Bordeaux blend wines produced in the Bergamo area, more … Read more

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A Day in Valpolicella with the Tedeschi Family

A day in Valpolicella with Sabrina and Riccardo Tedeschi at their winery was a great opportunity to learn more about their winemaking. Here, I will take us back to a lovely summer day when I jumped on a train with destination Verona and Valpolicella. I had gotten an invitation to come and visit the Tedeschi … Read more

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How a German Dream of Italy Leads to Tuscan Wine Success

Villa Santo Stefano is a small estate on the hills of Lucca where the German top-level automotive executive Wolfgang Reitzle and his wife Nina Ruge, journalist, TV presenter, and author, have made their dream of Italy come true. With a clear-cut and precise vision, they have turned their small corner of paradise close to Lucca … Read more

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