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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

#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

Indigenous Grapes

The Value of Indigenous Grapes and Territory with Rio Maggio Winery

On October 17th, 2017, we were talking about wines in Le Marche at #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream with the guest Simone Santucci from Rio Maggio winery. This is a winery located in Montegranaro in the province of Fermo which is just north of Ascoli Piceno, close to Macerata, and just 10 km from the seaside in Le … Read more

Winemaking

Winemaking in the Collio DOC area with Matej Fiegl

Some time ago, we went to Friuli Venezia Giulia to talk about not only grape varieties and winemaking in the Collio DOC area but also World War I history at #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream. My guest in this episode was Matej Fiegl from Fiegl Vini in Friuli. This was not my first wine producer guest from Friuli, … Read more

Verdicchio

The Many Faces of the Verdicchio Grape with Marika Socci

On July 11th, 2017, we went to Le Marche again talking about the many faces of the Verdicchio at #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream. My guest for the day was Marika Socci from Azienda Vitivinicola Socci in Castelplanio, Le Marche. The special thing with this #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream was that it aired on a different time, in the afternoon here in … Read more

Blogging

For The Love of Blogging with Cantina Social at WinesOfItaly LiveStream

At my #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream in mid-January, my guests were three blogging guys from Turin who has founded the wine blog Cantina Social together. Well, to be correct they are two guys from Piemonte and one guy from the US, but they all live in Turin. They are Adriano Amoretti, Matteo Franco, and John Murnane. Adriano … Read more

Campania

#WinesOfItaly #LiveStream on January 24th with Armando Pistolese

Join #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream on Jan 24th w/ @armypis talking #Campania wines. Tune in at https://t.co/TjwEaYFjOv pic.twitter.com/6syn7lwLHn — Katarina Andersson (@ricasoli99) January 23, 2017 Tonight, on January 24th, at #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream my guest will be the sommelier Armando Pistolese who will talk about four native grape varieties from Campania. He has chosen to talk about Pallagrello, Biancolella, … Read more

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Monterotondo – Traditional Winemaking with Passion in Tuscany

On a Tuesday in early December 2016, Saverio Basagni from the Monterotondo winery in Gaiole in Chianti, who is into traditional winemaking, was a guest at my #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream. Livio Del Chiaro was helping out with the translation into English. Saverio was in the wine bar of Bianca and Livio while doing the live stream. The … Read more

Wine Educational

Talking Wine Education with Val & Steph from Wine-Two-Five at WinesOfItaly

We started out on November 22nd by proposing a toast to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream and then Valerie Caruso and Stephanie Davis, who are into wine education and podcasting, presented themselves. They both have Italian ancestry; Valerie from Abruzzo and Stephanie from Sicily. Val and Steph got to know each other being in … Read more

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Valentino Ciarla – The Vision of an Oenologist at WinesOfItaly

WinesOfItaly LiveStream with Valentino Ciarla as guest At WinesOfItaly LiveStream on November 15th, my guest was oenologist Valentino Ciarla. Valentino comes from a family in Lazio with a long tradition as vine growers and winemakers. He studied enology at the University of Florence and then worked around Italy as well as abroad, for example in … Read more

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