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La Maialina Chianti 2011

A phenomenal value sourced from some of the most prestigious estates in Tuscany, this is a friendly, easy going Chianti that pairs with a wide variety of dishes. 102 more words


Second Wine-Food pairing: March 29, 2014, Capala CHIANTI 2012-Farfalle pasta

April 16, 2014…Well, so far I have not been consistent with my posts.  I need to form a new habit…blogging.  Anyway, we have done more pairing.  153 more words

Love is in the Air

As wedding season is starting, we were pleasantly reminded of one of our gorgeous weddings from last year (Cat and Phil-how are you you beautiful lovebirds?) .   41 more words


25 photos that will make you want to visit Tuscany right now

Last week I took part in a blog trip to highlight the rich art, history, wine, culture and gastronomy of towns in the famous Chianti wine region of Tuscany. 324 more words


Oenological Firsts and Other Wine Lore

It seems that Noah was the first to endure the unpleasant after-effects of too much wine. As told in Genesis 9, 20-21, after the flood, “Noah began to be a husbandman, and he planted a vineyard.”  Then, he got a little carried away with his new crop and got drunk and fell asleep naked in his tent:  “And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.”  The effects of this first  1,486 more words


The wine of the Emirates Airline: the tuscan “Casalferro” 2010 of Barone Ricasoli winery // Il vino della Emirates Airline: il toscano “Casalferro” 2010 della Barone Ricasoli

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In 2007, Casalferro of the family owned winery Barone Ricasoli, was drank on Lufthansa Airline, the vintage 2010 is on the Emirates Airline: a 100% Merlot wine, but ” definitely a Tuscan wine” says Francesco Ricasoli himself (current owner), great-grandson of the famous Bettino that dictated the Chianti formula already in ‘ 800, and still in use today. 1,411 more words

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Tonight's Wine: Gabbiano Chianti 2012

If you’re not expecting anymore than a pleasant wine that’s easy to drink, but doesn’t do much in way of complexity, depth or finesse, than this wine delivers. 100 more words