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Tuscan delight, Terre d’Italia wine fair

I just finished tasting a few wines at the Terre di Toscana event, which every year for the past ten years is the most definitive event about Tuscan wines. Over 100 of the most talented wine makers from Tuscany gather up for a couple of days to showcase their wines to...

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Stefano Amerighi Cortona Syrah: 10 years of Apice

I met Stefano Amerighi one evening in a tiny hole in the wall wine shop in Siena: Enoteca Rivella. The owner Carlo and another small group of friends like to meet up there to talk or rather discuss about wine philosophy. One things then leads to another and soon...

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Anteprima Chianti Classico 2018

Anteprima Chianti Classico 2018 What is an anteprima? It is a Premiere in the wine world. A series of days, each one dedicated to a certain type of Tuscan wine. Today it was about Chianti Classico, here are a few numbers and wines that I really enjoyed and want to...

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The 2011 vintage of Barolo battle

This is one of my favorite games to play: crack open a couple of different bottles of the same vintage and drink them in a group of 4/6 people. Tasting is one thing, drinking is indeed another. When one gets a sip of something is more prone to say yes to sweeter,...

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8 wines to drink during the Holidays!

I love going wine shopping during the Holidays. People think I am crazy as I have already a pretty big cellar but I still love to go spend a few bucks on something I will enjoy immediately! So I thought of 8 wines I will be tasting during the Holidays and wanted you...

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Getting over a Wine Hangover!

With the Holidays coming up I think there will be a lot of talking about this subject. What is the best way to cure a Hangover? A lot of wine experts don't talk about it, well, I am going to tell you some quick tips that work for me. First of all the best thing would...

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Autochtona fair and Vitigni Autoctoni

Fancy a red wine? Most people would opt for Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and after the movie Sideways... Pinot Noir. Fancy a White? Then it’s Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and maybe Riesling. Let's talk about the Autoctona wine fair!   Italy has got well over a...

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Three unforgetable wines

Il Sassicaia, father of all the Super Tuscans, born in  Bolgheri in 1968 con with vineyards of  Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc (planted in 1944) with the intention to produce wines similar to Premier Cru Classe of Bordeaux like Latour e Mouton Rothschild....

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