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Community and Fresh Perspectives Becomes Fundamental for Barolo Serralunga d’Alba

By Katarina Andersson | October 21, 2022

It was in the 1830s in Piedmont that Count Camillo Benso of Cavour, a politician, entrepreneur, and the first prime minister of unified Italy, together with Giulia Colbert Falletti, the last Marquess of Barolo, would play a crucial role in the creation of the Barolo wine. It is assumed that … Read more

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An Italian Rosé Wine that Makes You Sparkle

An Italian Rosé Wine that Makes You Sparkle

By Katarina Andersson | October 9, 2022

Rosé wine – so-called Vino Rosato – is always a type of wine that pairs well with summer. Therefore, the theme this month in the Italian Food, Wine, and Travel group is perfect as it focuses on Italian Rosé wines made with native grapes. I like Rosé wines and I … Read more

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Mamoiada: When a Wine Area Finds A New Fresh Voice

By Katarina Andersson | September 5, 2022

Mamoiada is a village close to Nuoro in Sardegna where the inhabitants have viticulture and winemaking in their DNA. If Venetians say they get fed Prosecco in the baby bottle as small babies, in Mamoiada the importance of viticulture and winemaking is imprinted in their minds probably from before being … Read more

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Enjoy a Multifaceted Wine Experience at Podere dell’Anselmo in Chianti, Tuscany

By Katarina Andersson | August 23, 2022

A man and his vineyards; a man and his horse. Well, with Fabrizio Forconi, the owner of Podere dell’Anselmo, it is a bit of both. Podere dell’Anselmo is a small winery, agritourism, and manège located in the Anselmo locality close to Montespertoli in Chianti. This is only about 25 minutes … Read more

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Do Micro-Climate and Terroir Matter for Chiaretto di Bardolino Rosé Wines?

By Katarina Andersson | August 18, 2022

Chiaretto di Bardolino is a rosé wine with an important history that has had an amazing and revolutionary development during the last 10 years, giving it a pole position among Italian rosé wines on the world map. It has become more essential to give an expression to micro-climate and terroir … Read more

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Wine Decor: 9 Ways to Use Bottles to Decorate Your Home

By Katarina Andersson | July 18, 2022

Recently, I was asked by Jenna Hall, the Marketing Coordinator at Redfin, to contribute to an article about wine decor and wine storage. the article they published on the Redfin blog is the following below, where you can also read my contribution. Have fun. If you love drinking wine, there’s … Read more

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How Radici del Sud Highlights the Potential of Southern Italian Wines

By Katarina Andersson | June 26, 2022

The Radici del Sud event is an event focused on wines made with native grapes in the southern Italian regions of Puglia, Abruzzo, Molise, Calabria, Campania, Sicily, and Sardegna. Even though lesser-known wine areas and grapes have become quite trendy and in the limelight lately, it is still often hard … Read more

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How Aging Maximises the Unique Characters of Trebbiano Spoletino

By Katarina Andersson | June 8, 2022

June and summer are here and so also a desire for sipping on white wines such as a Trebbiano Spoletino from Umbria. This month, the wine theme in the Italian Food, Wine, and Travel group is: Exploring Italy’s Native White Grapes. There are many undervalued and hidden treasures in Italy … Read more

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Wine in Turkey Struggles for Recognition

By Andrea Lemieux | May 11, 2022

Together with Andrea Lemieux of The Quirky Cork, we will learn more about native grapes and wine production in Turkey. Andrea and I decided to exchange articles on our blogs and first out are Andrea with this overview of Turkish wine. I will soon contribute with an article on her … Read more

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When Austrian Wine Creates Connections At United We Taste

By Katarina Andersson | April 23, 2022

Connecting with people and creating relationships is really one of the amazing things of the wine world, also in a period full of uncertainties due to the Coronavirus as during the last two years. Back in the early Covid days in 2020, I was approached by Filipe Carvalho on LinkedIn … Read more

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