Wine Blog


A Spring Weekend with the Varvaglione Family in Puglia

By Katarina Andersson | April 22, 2018

#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” … Read more

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Wines Of Roero Mapped Out One Glass At A Time

By Katarina Andersson | April 14, 2018

When Vinitaly soon is opening its doors, there is a lot of buzz going on already. Wineries, wine writers, influencers, importers, and wine lovers, in general, are posting about where they will be, what will happen, about meetups and much more. Wine communication is at its height, not only strictly … Read more

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Multinational Spring Lunch with Verdicchio at #ItalianFWT

By Katarina Andersson | April 8, 2018

When spring arrives you just want to celebrate with a good wine…why not with a Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOP…? My first encounter with Marika Socci and her father Pierluigi and their Verdicchio wines was about a year ago at a local digital marketing event organized by some of my … Read more

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Color Your Spring in a Lovely Chiaretto Pink – Bardolino DOC

By Katarina Andersson | April 4, 2018

On a sunny day in December last year, I had the pleasure of going on a tour to Lake Garda and more specifically to the Bardolino area. It is always amazing to visit the beautiful Lake Garda. And to be visiting on a sunny winter day with a clear blue … Read more

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Cru La Regola – Celebrating 20 Years Of Wine Style Innovation

By Katarina Andersson | March 24, 2018

What better way to chase away the winter and welcome the spring than going to Bolgheri and Podere La Regola for a 20-year anniversary of their Cru La Regola, right? The winter has been tough this year, it has been very cold and it feels like you drag around on a running … Read more

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An Asolo Prosecco Superiore Came With the Mail One Day

By Katarina Andersson | March 15, 2018

Some month ago, I received a nice gift from the Consorzio Vini Asolo Montello. It was two bottles of their Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG as part of a project initiated by the younger producers within the consortium. Now, I am far from an expert on Prosecco so, of course, I … Read more

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Admiring Olympic Grace Through a Wine Glass in Tuscany

By Katarina Andersson | March 2, 2018

The period of the Anteprime Toscane is always a busy period. A lot of tastings and side events are going on all through Tuscany during a few weeks in February. I only went to the Anteprime that took place in Florence this year, still, it turned into some intense days. … Read more

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Vernaccia Nera

Sometimes in the Rarest of Moments You Discover a Treasure

By Katarina Andersson | February 18, 2018

Last autumn, I had Stefano Graidi from Terre di Serrapetrona winery in Le Marche as a guest at the #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream. (See the video at the end of this article.) This was an opportunity for me to learn a #shitton about the Vernaccia Nera grape and the “fermo” or “still” … Read more

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A Rosé Wine Fit For Valentine’s Day – Il Melograno

By Katarina Andersson | February 14, 2018

What could be more romantic than sipping on the rosé wine Il Melograno today on Valentine’s Day? Today is a day all about connections and relationships with other people. Here I will, of course, talk about wine relationships mostly. 🙂 Sometimes things just click with people, right? And you feel … Read more

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Natural Winemaker

Vin Natur – A Natural Winemaker Association Looking Towards the Future

By Katarina Andersson | February 8, 2018

The other night I was at a dinner at my friend Nadia’s place here in Florence and she had her friend, Betta, from close to Vicenza visiting. They are both originally from the Vicenza area. At a certain point, they were asking me about my recent ‘wine travels’. When I … Read more

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