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Chianti Days are Upon Us

Ok, so Chianti Days isn’t really a thing but I always seem to enjoy Chianti when the temps are cooler. Maybe it’s because it lends itself so beautifully to the hearty dishes of fall and winter, maybe it’s because my wine cellar temps really start to drop and resemble European wine temps more, meaning I can grab a bottle of red without pre-chilling or maybe it’s because they take me away to another place. 691 more words

Wine Chicks Guide


Yesterday my friend Hayley brought David from Poliziano to taste a few wines with me at BiBO. The winery is named after the scholar and poet of the Florentine Renaissance Angelo Ambrogini. 412 more words

Learning About Wine

#Montepulciano; Where the wine flows freely and the morning mist is broken with a medieval smile.

In a tale not unlike Asterix and Obelix, a pair of travel companions discover a Tuscan gem as they go in search of wild boar, fine red wine and old world settlements.  1,867 more words

Northern Italy

Bill's Best Bets - October

Rediscovering Chianti
by Bill Zacharkiw

The mere mention of Chianti evokes images of bottles in straw baskets which were later made into lamps, red-checkered table cloths and a big bowl of spaghetti. 969 more words


2011 Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale

Date: 10/18/2014

Occasion: Gondola ride and dinner at Cafe Gazelle in Belmont Shores

Purchased: Cafe Gazelle

Taste Profile: Riserva Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva is well balanced on the palate, with velvety tannins, firm acidity, and a lingering finish of rosemary and figs. 42 more words


Lo Conte's: Saltinbocca

Dish: Saltinbocca
Restaurant: Lo Conte’s
Location: North End, Boston, MA

I’ve been looking for an excuse to try some of the Italian food in the North End of Boston. 354 more words

Main Courses

Sweet Sacrifice


Bernadette Miller

“I want to write of the light

but I do not know

whether words can illuminate

the way it hangs

upon branches and bird wings… 1,314 more words