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Fattoria di Fibbiano - A Family Wine History

Fattoria di Fibbiano – A Family Wine History

By Katarina Andersson | July 31, 2016

’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 … Read more

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Poggio Argentiera – A Winery in Maremma

By Katarina Andersson | July 18, 2016

… and now, fair Italy! Thou art the garden of the world (…) From Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Canto IV By Lord Byron So I know I always return to the poets of the Romanticism and Nationalist period in 19th century Europe, but, after all, that is the period I studied in … Read more

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Tempranillo in San Miniato – Pietro Beconcini Winery

By Katarina Andersson | June 1, 2016

On April 25th we had been told that the rain was going to pour down all day long, but me and my friend Paola Dentifrigi decided to challenge the weather and go on a wine tour anyway. It was a national holiday, as April 25th in Italy is a very important day … Read more

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3 Wine Tasting Themes: Part 2

3 Southern Wine Tasting Themes: Part 2

By Katarina Andersson | May 24, 2016

So this article is even more overdue than the last one about me and Nadia Padrin’s wine impressions at Vinitaly 2016 back in April. However, I have not had much time to write articles during the last couple of weeks due to work, so I will try and make up … Read more

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#WinesOfItaly Blab with Eva Bellagamba, Pietro Beconcini Winery

By Katarina Andersson | May 6, 2016

Join #WinesOfItaly @blab on May 10th. Guest: @pietrobeconcini https://t.co/eX4dTOaKpW @MediaLabRat @KDHungerford pic.twitter.com/nP5kMaSevY — Katarina Andersson (@ricasoli99) May 6, 2016 At the #WinesOfItaly #Blab, on May 10th at 9pmCET / 3pmET / 12pmPT we talked about wine with Eva Bellagamba from Pietro Beconcini Winery in San Miniato, Tuscany. This winery is … Read more

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3 Tasting Themes at Vinitaly 2016 – Part 1

By Katarina Andersson | April 23, 2016

Sorry all, this article is very overdue, but the last week I had a lot of work so I never managed to get it finished before. Anyway, two days at Vinitaly was hard work. This year I was there with my friend and fellow sommelier Nadia Padrin. I had a … Read more

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Talking Wine in Umbria with Sara Goretti from Vini Goretti

Talking Wine in Umbria with Sara Goretti from Vini Goretti

By Katarina Andersson | April 21, 2016

Join #WinesOfItaly @blab on April 26th w/ @vinigoretti from #Umbria https://t.co/n1AqF4l8Xu @MediaLabRat @debra11 pic.twitter.com/Vtxk7guMIR — Katarina Andersson (@ricasoli99) April 21, 2016 At the #WinesOfItaly #Blab, on April 26th at 9pmCET / 3pmET / 12pmPT we talked about wine in Umbria with Sara Goretti from the winery Vini Goretti in Pila, … Read more

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Wine in Radda with Angela Fronti - Istine Winery & Livio Del Chiaro

Wine in Radda with Angela Fronti – Istine Winery & Livio Del Chiaro

By Katarina Andersson | April 14, 2016

#WinesOfItaly @blab is back on April 19th, w/ #Istine Winery & @LaDivinaEnoteca https://t.co/y7AHF18BjY @MediaLabRat @KDHungerford — Katarina Andersson (@ricasoli99) April 14, 2016 At the #WinesOfItaly #Blab, on April 19th at 9pmCET / 3pmET / 12pmPT we talked about wine with Angela Fronti from Istine Winery in Radda in Chianti, Tuscany. This was … Read more

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3 Reasons Why Wine Communication Matters

By Katarina Andersson | April 9, 2016

Today, when Vinitaly 2016 is kicking off, as I write this short blog article, talking about wine communication and marketing of the wine industry in Italy is a “hot” topic. People from all over the world come to Verona to taste Italian wine and meet with Italian wine producers to learn … Read more

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Valdonica - A Winery in the Heart of Maremma

Valdonica – A Winery in the Heart of Maremma

By Katarina Andersson | April 3, 2016

Last Wednesday, March 30th, I was invited to a lunch in Florence with other wine writers to meet with the owner of Valdonica winery in Maremma, Martin Kerres and his oenologist Tim Manning. Furthermore, two of Martin Kerres daughters were with him at the lunch too. The lunch took place at the Residence Villa … Read more

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