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Meet Paolo Massimo, Export Manager at Marchesi Antinori

Paolo Massimo tells us how he ended up in the winemaking industry; what makes Antinori special; and what his favourite South African variety is. See our previous introduction to Marchesi Antinori… 517 more words

Adriatic Italian Food

How To Drink Wine Like a Pro in Italy

Contributing Writer: Alyssa Gregory

Italy is full of breathtaking paradises; but, I would have to say my favorites are the Chianti vineyards.

I can’t quite decide if it’s the peaceful scenery that makes them magical or if it’s the wine that is so generously poured. 1,004 more words

Italy

Gran Selezione: The New Big Brother in the Chianti Classico Family

I was delighted to attend ‘An Exploration of the Terroirs of Chianti Classico’ master class tasting presented by Antonio Galloni, the founder of Vinous; one of the fasted growing wine websites in the world, along with Sergio Zingarelli, President of the Chianti Classico Wine Consortium, at the New York Public Library. 1,024 more words

Italy

Staying in Tuscany

Tuscany covers a large geographical area and includes amongst others the towns of Siena, Pisa, Chianti, Pienza and Montelcino.

You can choose to stay within the walls of any of these towns in exclusive boutique hotels which would you put in walking distance to their tiny restaurants and cafes or you could do what we did and stay in the countryside (in the middle of nowhere) with only the bleating sheep as your neighbour. 51 more words

Forthright Fortnight Deals 6/30-7/12

“To drink or not to drink, that is a silly question.”- Pettyjohn’s

It is time for the next edition of Forthright Fortnight deals. These deals are created every two weeks uniquely for you, our online customers. 551 more words

Boulder

Italian Wine Tasting Etiquette

Italy is full of breathtaking paradises; but, I would have to say my favorites are the Chianti vineyards.

I can’t quite decide if it’s the peaceful scenery that makes them magical or if it’s the wine that is so generously poured. 973 more words

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