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Bill Zacharkiw: How to tell a Chianti from a Rioja. Both are classic

Recently, I did a blind tasting of the wines I have on hand from two classic regions: Chianti and Rioja. My goal was not only to find the best wines, but to see how easy, or hard, it would be to pick out which was which. 1,578 more words


Aziende Piazzini Chianti 2014

Winery: Azienda Piazzini
Varietal: Chianti

Date Purchased: 10/2/2016
Location Purchased: Total Wine
Cost: $9.99
Date Consumed: 10/17/2016

Review/Notes: This one was opened to go with chicken in a scotch cream sauce with white rice and lima beans. 155 more words



It is reported that Sting, of the rock group Police, has unknowingly had illegal migrants tending his vineyard in Italy.

Remember that rock star called Sting, 198 more words


A Casa Mia

The name says it all, A Casa Mia, “At My House.”

It’s a shtick.  This is the living, breathing stereotype of what tourists want. A warm, rustic, dining room with worn wooden tables crowded close together under a brick arched ceiling. 394 more words


Give consumers what they want, including cheap and bad wine

We have just finished revealing the wines behind the numbers of our blind tasting and I am pleased to discover that the winner, according to the experts in the group, is our Chianti, which scored better than the other Chiantis bought from Asda, Lidl, Aldi and B&M. 410 more words


saarf.london @ "Concurse D' Elegance" L'Eroica XX 2016 , Gaiole , Chianti

My first L’Eroica, Gaiole ride, and I made the ‘concurse’….

I arrived on the friday afternoon, and soaked up the vibe…

and Dave with a beautiful Gios Torino ,  seen in the crowd here in his Brooklyn jersey.. 187 more words

Races And Events

Have you ever tried grape stomping?

I have always thought that the image of sipping red wine during an outdoor Sunday lunch in a dreamy Tuscan vineyard in Chianti filled with sun was kind of overrated. 546 more words