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Le Marche & Abruzzo – Two Regions… Two Expressions of Pecorino

By Katarina Andersson | May 4, 2019

Pecorino has indeed been one of those white grape varieties that I have always liked even though it until more recently was never considered much as a white wine. Or perhaps it was not even as well known even in Italy. I used to go often to Le Marche and … Read more

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A New Face of the Sagrantino di Montefalco

By Katarina Andersson | May 1, 2019

Sagrantino…not Georgia…is on my mind today So, let’s get back to talk about Montefalco in Umbria and more precisely the Anteprima Sagrantino days that I attended back in February. It was an event sponsored by the Consorzio Tutela Vini Montefalco. They made it possible to learn so much more about … Read more

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3 Wines to Help You Celebrate Easter

By Katarina Andersson | April 20, 2019

Easter is all around us. It has been some very busy months lately with a lot of traveling for wine and my article writing has been suffering. I apologize for that. I have so much to tell you, and I cannot wait to get a bit of calm to sit … Read more

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The Flavours and Treasures of Friuli at Me.Me. Venezia

By Katarina Andersson | March 17, 2019

Still high on my birthday celebrations filled with lovely surprises, I jumped on a train with destination Mestre on a Monday the other week. I did not know yet what the adventure would be, but I knew I would learn a lot more about food and wine from Veneto and … Read more

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Wine Tasting in a Historical Setting at Wine & Siena

By Katarina Andersson | February 28, 2019

January usually begins with a trip to Siena to enjoy the event Wine & Siena for a couple of days. It is an opportunity to meet with wine writing friends and also to soak up a piece of Medieval history while sipping on interesting wine. Sometimes you need to pinch … Read more

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A Weekend Where Sagrantino Has Worked Its Magic

By Katarina Andersson | February 18, 2019

A weekend spent in Montefalco touring wineries and tasting Sagrantino must be almost the best of all worlds, right? This article has been in writing for a week almost. I have been quite busy with tastings for more than a week with the Anteprime Toscane and not the Anteprima Montefalco. … Read more

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A Biodynamic Expression of Sagrantino in Umbria

By Katarina Andersson | February 2, 2019

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 … Read more

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By The Fire

Get Cosy By The Fire With Italian Wine

By Katarina Andersson | January 5, 2019

The first week of the new year 2019 arrives in Italy with cold all the way down to the southern regions. The starting theme for this year at #ItalianFWT – Italian Wines for Cold Winter Nights – seems to fit the season very well. Let us imagine a cosy scenery … Read more

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5 Wines Tasted in Fabulous and Beautiful Settings

By Katarina Andersson | January 3, 2019

Those of you who follow me on Facebook, know that I was discussing in a post the other week what to write about in an article with a holiday theme. Generally, I am not very fond of lists. To me, they are quite boring most of the time. However, I … Read more

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Off-Roading Through the Vineyards with Vignaioli di Radda

By Katarina Andersson | December 9, 2018

Approaching mid-December and Christmas time, I will take a jump backwards in time to the end of May and the event of Vignaioli di Radda. This was the second year and the second event of the association Vignaioli di Radda. Just as last year, we were a group of wine … Read more

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