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Above: the Houston Sommelier Association is one of the coolest and most friendly wine “study groups” in the country. The mood is always convivial but serious and everyone, even laypersons, are always welcomed with open arms. 437 more words
Above: German-speaking Italians are the “it” wines right now in NYC. I loved this Manni Nössing Kerner that Jack Mason poured last night at super sexy Marta. 419 more words
At Bush on my way to NYC today.
But wanted to share a small breakthrough I made in my ongoing Sangiovese research last week.
It’s well known that Baron Bettino Ricasoli grubbed up his vineyards and replanted his Brolio estate (mostly) to Sangiovese in the second half of the nineteenth century. 228 more words
Prosecco DOCG just $6.99! Unfair pricing practices undermine small Prosecco growers (& my op-ed for @WineSearcher)
On Monday, a colleague and friend in California sent me this image above and the one below.
He snapped it at one of the myriad “big box” stores that dot the landscape of my childhood Southern California. 343 more words
Above: in late 2014, legacy Prosecco producer Primo Franco celebrated thirty years since he took over at his family’s winery, Nino Franco.
“The Italians are a victim of their own success,” said British Prosecco bottler Daniel Spinath in… 780 more words