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40 Years of Jazzy Sparkling Wines at D’Araprì Winery

By Katarina Andersson | November 2, 2018

When I got invited by D’Araprì winery to their 40th-anniversary party I said yes straight away. Who wouldn’t accept on the spot, right? Even if it is a bit far to Puglia and just for a few days. Well, at least for me there was no doubt. Also, because the invitation … Read more

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Gaglioppo & Calabria – Hidden Gems in Italy at #ItalianFWT

By Katarina Andersson | October 27, 2018

November 2018 at #ItalianFWT will be all about Gaglioppo and Calabria. We will talk about wine in Calabria with a focus on the elusive and sometimes not well-understood Gaglioppo grape. As I have many friends from Calabria, it was also one of the regions except for Tuscany that I travelled … Read more

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Fisar Elections Are in the Air at Vino è 2018

By Katarina Andersson | October 26, 2018

The signature wine event of Fisar – Vino è – has now reached its third edition. Just as the other years, there is a focus on smaller and mid-sized wineries from Trentino to Sicily. The idea has from the beginning been to concentrate mainly on wineries that can tell a different … Read more

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#TerroirPuglia – An Exploration of the “Other” Puglia

By Katarina Andersson | October 16, 2018

Going to Puglia always turns into a wonderful experience. Not only because you discover new parts of the region, new local realities and sights, but also because you make new friends and get to hang out with ‘old’ friends again. I think most people who go to Puglia can say … Read more

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3 Lugana DOC Producers in Comparison at #Italianfwt

By Katarina Andersson | October 6, 2018

When starting to think about what to focus on in this October’s #Italianfwt article where the theme will be Lugana DOC wines, I was a bit unsure. Then I got the idea to put three different Lugana wines in comparison. This will, however, be a bit different comparison in the … Read more

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A Unique Terroir in Modigliana – A Paradise for Sangiovese

By Katarina Andersson | September 29, 2018

On a September Saturday, I hopped on a local train from Florence to Faenza, generally called the “trenino” because it puffs slowly up the ‘Tosco-Romagnolo’ mountain landscape. I was on my way to the wine event Modigliana, Stella dell’Appennino to learn more about the 10 Sangiovese producers in Modigliana and … Read more

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A Double Tasting of Vernaccia In One Fell Swoop

By Katarina Andersson | September 10, 2018

When Riccardo calls, I am ready to go…Joking LOL Anyway, on a not too warm day at the end of June, I was invited for lunch at Villa Cora to learn more about the winery Il Colombaio di Santa Chiara and their Vernaccia di San Gimignano. I had already tasted … Read more

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A Vertical Brunello Tasting Like No Other At Lisini Winery

By Katarina Andersson | August 26, 2018

Following Sara Carmignola for a couple of years on social media, I only met her in person earlier this summer at the yearly Vignaioli di Radda event at the House of Chianti Classico in Radda. We hit it off straight away and had a lot of fun during the day. … Read more

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Negro Amaro Rosé Wines at Their Best in Salento, Puglia

By Katarina Andersson | August 19, 2018

My travelling through Puglia during the last 15 days has just been an awesome experience meeting so many great people. There are so many things to tell you about wine and people in this region. I will focus on the Salento and the Terre del Negroamaro event in this article. … Read more

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Enjoying Radici del Sud in Puglia Under the Radar

By Katarina Andersson | August 5, 2018

After a looong break from getting any article out, I am sorry for that but it has been a very busy month with work, I am finally getting back to writing. I hope you remember me 🙂 and that you will come back and read about my wine – and … Read more

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