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Sagrantino

A New Face of the Sagrantino di Montefalco

Sagrantino…not Georgia…is on my mind today So, let’s get back to talk about Montefalco in Umbria and more precisely the Anteprima Sagrantino days that I attended back in February. It was an event sponsored by the Consorzio Tutela Vini Montefalco. They made it possible to learn so much more about the Montefalco area and Sagrantino … Read more

Friuli

The Flavours and Treasures of Friuli at Me.Me. Venezia

Still high on my birthday celebrations filled with lovely surprises, I jumped on a train with destination Mestre on a Monday the other week. I did not know yet what the adventure would be, but I knew I would learn a lot more about food and wine from Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia. The short … 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

Sagrantino

A Weekend Where Sagrantino Has Worked Its Magic

A weekend spent in Montefalco touring wineries and tasting Sagrantino must be almost the best of all worlds, right? This article has been in writing for a week almost. I have been quite busy with tastings for more than a week with the Anteprime Toscane and not the Anteprima Montefalco. So, every time I wanted … Read more

Sagrantino

A Biodynamic Expression of Sagrantino in Umbria

Umbria is a region that is a bit tucked away between Tuscany, Marche, and Lazio and often it has gotten less attention and recognition than it deserves when it comes to wine production. Umbria is not only the land of Sagrantino but also of white grapes such as Grechetto in the form of Grechetto Colli … Read more

By The Fire

Get Cosy By The Fire With Italian Wine

The first week of the new year 2019 arrives in Italy with cold all the way down to the southern regions. The starting theme for this year at #ItalianFWT – Italian Wines for Cold Winter Nights – seems to fit the season very well. Let us imagine a cosy scenery at home on a winter … Read more

Radda

Off-Roading Through the Vineyards with Vignaioli di Radda

Approaching mid-December and Christmas time, I will take a jump backwards in time to the end of May and the event of Vignaioli di Radda. This was the second year and the second event of the association Vignaioli di Radda. Just as last year, we were a group of wine ‘people’ that were picked up … Read more

Prosecco

A Superior Sparkling Christmas With Bele Casel

On a Monday afternoon in Verona, earlier this week, I met Paola Ferraro from Bele Casel winery by chance. I was stopping by a table to chat with my friends Irene Graziotti and Daniele Becchi at the Wine2Wine event, and Paola was with them so it feels like we are friends now too. 🙂 While chatting … Read more

Wine

Sometimes work without wine gets in the way

Apologies for the long radio silence here on my blog. Sometimes life and, especially, work just gets in the way. Though, no, I am not hard at work in the vineyard…LOL I was traveling a lot for wine during April as you might have seen on my social media channels, managing to still write articles … Read more

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