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Ever since I can remember tasting wine (4 years old and counting) I have known Italian wines to be either Chianti ( Sangiovese grape) or Barolo/Barbaresco ( Nebbiolo grape) and that was satisfactory until I started digging deeper into  this …

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Whether you’re a veteran oenophile or a budding wine enthusiast, you’ve probably fallen into a wine rut at one point or another.   Perhaps you’ve never been disappointed by a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, so these days, it’s all you …

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L’atmosfera accogliente di una piccolo borgo dell’Umbria, unita all’aroma del suo prodotto per eccellenza, il vino, ha ispirato ancora una volta tanti artisti presenti ad uno degli eventi del mese di agosto più unici nel suo genere. La 29^ edizione …

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This week, we’re featuring John Graziano, the winemaker at Millbrook Vineyards & Winery in New York’s Hudson River Valley. The winery traces its roots to 1979, when John Dyson – who had recently left New York politics to chair the …

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The excitement is building.  The 9th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, five days of  celebration of the joy of food and wine, will be with us soon.   A small army of chefs and wine makers will …

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I have a special place in my wine columns for musicians who have made it in the mad world of rock ‘n roll, then turned to what they thought was the more serene, relaxed life of making wine…until they made …

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We Italians have the most wonderful way to finish a meal, especially a big meal.  Amari, (singular, amaro), are an essential part of the Italian gustatory experience.  Sadly these eupeptics have yet to catch on in America. although that is …

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Odd place for a wine renaissance, but on closer examination, the Palm Desert, Palm Springs, La Quinta resort areas are blooming attractions for the wine crowd.  An enormous amount of restaurants serve a growing population and increased visitor count, and …

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Matteo Bruno Lunelli is on a mission. The charismatic Chairman of Ferrari Metodo Classico wants us to know that Italian sparkling wine is not limited to Prosecco, the ubiquitous dry sparkler that makes a mean mimosa, or Asti Spumante, the …

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Most of the nation is still recovering from a brutal heat wave that shattered thousands of records and forced millions to stay indoors and crank up the air conditioning. The impact of such weather on wine was on full effect …

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