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3 Wineries & 3 Fascinating Expressions of Wine in Campania

Campania is a region that is rich not only in history, culture, food, and a mecca for tourists, it also has a viticultural heritage like no other. There are many different wine areas in Campania that stand out each in their own way. Just think about areas such as Caserta, Sannio in the Benevento area, … Read more

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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

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

Puglia

Enjoying Radici del Sud in Puglia Under the Radar

After a looong break from getting any article out, I am sorry for that but it has been a very busy month with work, I am finally getting back to writing. I hope you remember me 🙂 and that you will come back and read about my wine – and beer – adventures. So, I … Read more

#WinesOfItaly & #Winestudio Join Forces – Montefioralle Winery First Out As Guest

Can you believe that it is almost three years since I started my #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream about Italian wine? I wanted to start a Twitter chat about Italian wine in English. I was not sure about how to practically get it going, so I asked Kelly Hungerford and Robert Moore for advice on how to proceed. They … Read more

social media

Using Your Winery Reviews in a Social Media Marketing Campaign: A How-To Guide

By Dane O’Leary Whether your vines are young or have yielded many seasons of complex wines, the key to success for any winery is marketing. In fact, your marketing efforts can be a bigger contributor to your winery’s success than the quality of your actual wine. Yes, it’s that important. And in the age of … Read more

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A Wine Venture in the Making Between Tuscany and Armenia

Earlier in April, for Easter Monday, I got invited to a lunch by Riccardo Gagliardi and his family at their place in Castiglion Fibocchi, close to Arezzo. We had been talking about wine in Tuscany and in Armenia online but for the rest, we had never met, so it was a lunch out in the unknown. … Read more

Mapping Out the New DOC Friuli in Good Wine Company

The best of worlds for me is when I go to a new place I know little about and thus have the possibility to learn lots of new things. Curiosity is my name. LOL Well, you might say that this is what wine is all about; learning, exchanging thoughts and opinions. Nothing is set in … Read more

Sustainability

Food Ethics and Sustainability is Fun at FICO Eataly World

Learning more about agriculture, food ethics, and sustainability can be fun and is fun and cool at FICO Eataly World in Bologna. On November 9th, in the morning, I and Nadia took the train towards Bologna, not without the usual crazy mishaps that are typical when traveling with me. LOL Anyway, we arrived in time … Read more

food and wine

A Divine Food and Wine Experience at Trattoria Moderna

On a warm post-Ferragosto evening in mid-August, I went for dinner with a divine food and wine experience at Trattoria Moderna on Lugarno del Tempio 52 in Florence. I had asked my friend Nadia Padrin to join me. This turned into a fantastic evening where we got the whole VIP treatment and had a lot … Read more

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