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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

Puglia

A Spring Weekend with the Varvaglione Family in Puglia

#Pugliamia is one of the hashtags you find on Instagram and that I use often when posting things about Puglia. During this weekend, when we were all coccolati and treated like princesses and princes by the Varvaglione family at Borgo Egnazia, I think that they really showed us what “their Puglia” is all about. It is … Read more

Romagna

Cantina Braschi – A Focus on Indigenous Grapes in Romagna

During my few days in Romagna a couple of weeks ago, I visited Cantina Braschi in Mercato Saraceno in Romagna which is a winery with a focus on indigenous grapes. For those of you who read my last article, I started out in San Clemente, close to Cattolica, with an almost 24-hour winery party there. … Read more

Wine Family

One Big Wine Family – The Essence of #Radicidelsud in Puglia

After almost a week at #Radicidelsud in Puglia now, it feels like being a part of one big wine family. This is a wine event that is organized in Bari every year to showcase and award wines from southern Italy. So far, I can say that it has been an amazing experience. Today, June 5th … Read more

As you can see on the featured image, creating a strategy can be seen a bit like brainstorming and cooking all together. With a glass of wine by your side, of course!

5 Easy Steps to Create a Social Media (Wine) Strategy

Let us continue the discussion about creating a Social Media (Wine) Strategy. First out I want to wish you all a happy start to the new year. During January every year, you can read a lot about goal setting and strategies everywhere. Even though I will explain some easy steps to create a social media … Read more

Viticulture - A Family Tradition at Cote di Franze in Calabria

Viticulture – A Family Tradition at Cote di Franze in Calabria

The visit to the winery Cote di Franze close to Cirò Marina in Calabria was a long time coming, as I contacted them already last year when I was in Calabria. However, last year we did not manage to arrange a visit. Then at Vinitaly this year, together with Nadia, I passed by the Calabria pavilion … Read more

Discovering Cantine Lucá in the South of Calabria

Discovering Cantine Lucà in the South of Calabria

My first encounter with Cantine Lucà was at Vinitaly earlier this year. While passing by and saying hello to Sergio Arcuri, together with my friend Nadia we asked him what other producers in the Calabria pavilion that he could recommend. One of those he said we must try, was the Greco di Bianco Passito DOC … Read more

Fattoria di Fibbiano - A Family Wine History

Fattoria di Fibbiano – A Family Wine History

’Twas the…end of April, and together with my friend Paola Dentifrigi, we were out touring a couple of wineries in Tuscany. We had an appointment with Fattoria di Fibbiano in the afternoon like between 3 and 6 pm. We were slightly late for the appointment but thought that was not a problem. Then Giuseppe Cantoni from … Read more

Sergio Arcuri – a wine artisan in Calabria

This article is the second one about wineries in Calabria that I visited during my short holiday there in end-July this year. In the first article two weeks ago, I talked about the Ceraudo Winery. In this article, I will present a smaller organic wine producer who can be said to be an artisan of wine, … Read more

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