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Success for the Wine World Lies in Digital Transformation

The word on everybody’s lips during the last year has no doubt been the need to go digital, especially in the wine world. Digital marketing for wineries has become of the essence. Earlier this year, in February, I had the opportunity to talk more about the digital transformation in the world of wine with Paul … Read more

Foglia Tonda

Foglia Tonda – An Almost Forgotten Grape On The Rise

When the semifinal in the Women’s Soccer World Cup between Sweden and Holland was in full swing yesterday, I was on edge almost as if sitting on needles. Football, or soccer, has always been serious business in my family. I played for several years in Sweden and before Wine entered my orbit, football was a … 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

Pecorino

Le Marche & Abruzzo – Two Regions… Two Expressions of Pecorino

Pecorino has indeed been one of those white grape varieties that I have always liked even though it until more recently was never considered much as a white wine. Or perhaps it was not even as well known even in Italy. I used to go often to Le Marche and a white Pecorino wine was … Read more

Siena

Wine Tasting in a Historical Setting at Wine & Siena

January usually begins with a trip to Siena to enjoy the event Wine & Siena for a couple of days. It is an opportunity to meet with wine writing friends and also to soak up a piece of Medieval history while sipping on interesting wine. Sometimes you need to pinch yourself to realize that you … Read more

Sparkling Wines

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

Modigliana

A Unique Terroir in Modigliana – A Paradise for Sangiovese

On a September Saturday, I hopped on a local train from Florence to Faenza, generally called the “trenino” because it puffs slowly up the ‘Tosco-Romagnolo’ mountain landscape. I was on my way to the wine event Modigliana, Stella dell’Appennino to learn more about the 10 Sangiovese producers in Modigliana and the special terroir there. Thanks … Read more

Vernaccia

A Double Tasting of Vernaccia In One Fell Swoop

When Riccardo calls, I am ready to go…Joking LOL Anyway, on a not too warm day at the end of June, I was invited for lunch at Villa Cora to learn more about the winery Il Colombaio di Santa Chiara and their Vernaccia di San Gimignano. I had already tasted their wines several times before, … Read more

Brunello

A Vertical Brunello Tasting Like No Other At Lisini Winery

Following Sara Carmignola for a couple of years on social media, I only met her in person earlier this summer at the yearly Vignaioli di Radda event at the House of Chianti Classico in Radda. We hit it off straight away and had a lot of fun during the day. Going on the offroading together … Read more

Negroamaro

Negro Amaro Rosé Wines at Their Best in Salento, Puglia

My travelling through Puglia during the last 15 days has just been an awesome experience meeting so many great people. There are so many things to tell you about wine and people in this region. I will focus on the Salento and the Terre del Negroamaro event in this article. I wanted to start with … Read more

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