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Intro to the World Of Wine – Day 4, part 1: Italy

Onto one of my favourite regions at this weeks intro course at West London Wine School – Italy! We also covered a popular UK import – Spain, and its neighbour, Portugal. 1,666 more words


Tasting Notes

I’ve had Caparzo’s Brunello and it is a thing of beauty. Comparing that to this, it is easy to see why Rosso gets called baby Brunello. 362 more words


Fun with Wine and Google Earth, Tuscany Edition

It’s been cold (as in single digit temps, dipping into the subzero range) and snowy here in The Springs, whereas Doug Sassi and his clients have been enjoying balmy mid to upper 50s in Venice this week.  415 more words

Italian Wine

4 Affordable & Balanced Red Wines

If you are like me, you enjoy a nice glass of red wine after your work or school day. Now I am a student and on a budget, so this habit I enjoy and look forward to so much can be a bit of a nuissance on my bank account. 391 more words



Over reading week I spent a day in Florence and three days in Rome.

Florence was absolutely beautiful! In the morning we went to the Uffizi Gallery and bought the audio tour because otherwise I would have known nothing about the art there. 308 more words

Study Abroad