Wine Blog

Indigenous Grapes

The Value of Indigenous Grapes and Territory with Rio Maggio Winery

By Katarina Andersson | December 23, 2017

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 … Read more

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Wine Communication

A World of Wine Communication at Wine2Wine

By Katarina Andersson | December 12, 2017

Early on a Monday morning in December, I took the train from Florence in the direction towards Verona to learn more about the world of wine communication by attending the, by now, well-known digital (wine) marketing conference Wine2Wine. I had not thought of going, thinking maybe next year, but then … Read more

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Christmas Dinner

Sparkling Wine All Through the Christmas Dinner with D’Araprì Winery

By Katarina Andersson | December 2, 2017

Sparkling wine always works well with all kinds of dishes, also all through the Christmas Dinner, especially with wines from D’Araprì Winery. So, this is Christmas… as John Lennon sang in the song Happy Christmas (War is Over) from 1972. Well, there is still a couple of weeks until Christmas … Read more

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6 Hot Wineries at #Enologica2017 in Emilia-Romagna

By Katarina Andersson | November 25, 2017

Taking a day trip to Bologna is always fun especially to be able to taste six hot wineries at a wine event such as #Enologica2017. Then, in this period when the holiday season is slowly getting closer the city is very much alive with happenings. I more or less lived … Read more

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Food Ethics and Sustainability is Fun at FICO Eataly World

By Katarina Andersson | November 15, 2017

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 … Read more

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2 Chianti Classico Wineries, 2 Different Sub-Zones at #ItalianFWT

By Katarina Andersson | November 4, 2017

Here, I will discuss two different Chianti Classico wineries from two different sub-zones in that area. The Chianti theme has been extended also to November in the Italian Food, Wine, and Travel group. Thus, I have chosen to talk about the two wineries Leonardo Manetti in Greve in Chianti and Fattoria … Read more

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Vino è

4 Days to Vino é designed by Fisar – Official Countdown

By Katarina Andersson | November 2, 2017

4 Days to Vino è designed by Fisar The so-called ‘final countdown‘ to the second edition of Vino è has begun. On Sunday, November 5th, it opens its doors at Stazione Leopolda in Florence and lasts until Monday, November 6. Fisar is one of the main Italian Sommelier Associations and they implemented their … Read more

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Wine Event

5 Wines Discovered at the Slow Wine Event in Montecatini Terme, Tuscany

By Katarina Andersson | October 20, 2017

Last Saturday, on October 14th, I went to discover wines at the Slow Wine Event in Montecatini Terme in Tuscany. This is the event where they present the yearly Slow Wine Guide. This wine event is an amazing opportunity to taste “slow wines” from all over Italy. Furthermore, while you are … Read more

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Collaboration, Passion, and Tradition Makes You Stronger – Vignaioli di Radda

By Katarina Andersson | October 7, 2017

The Vignaioli di Radda association was founded this year and can be said to put emphasis on collaboration, passion, and tradition. Together with a group of fellow wine writers we were picked up in Florence on a sunny Friday afternoon at the end of May, with destination Radda in Chianti. … Read more

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Wine Style

A Sirio – 20 Years Marking the Sangervasio Wine Style

By Katarina Andersson | October 4, 2017

A Sirio can be considered to have helped to mark the general wine style of the Sangervasio winery. On September 25th, I headed by train towards Pontedera where Lisa Tommasini waited to pick us up and continue towards their winery, Sangervasio. The occasion was to celebrate the 20th anniversary of … Read more

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