Posting on the fly this morning as we head out for our last day of tasting in Franciacorta with a group of writers and buyers I’ve been leading as part of my Franciacorta Real Story campaign for the Franciacorta consortium. 349 more words
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Just some quickie photo highlights from my day in Franciacorta leading a group of American writers and buyers for my Franciacorta consortium gig.
Whenever I’m here, it always feels like I’m surrounded by sensual images ready to be gobbled up by my camera’s lens. 162 more words
That’s legacy Franciacorta winemaker Riccardo Ricci-Curbastro (Ricci-Curbastro, far left) and Franciacorta consortium president and legacy winemaker Vittorio Moretti (Bellavista/Contadi Castaldi, far right) at the first tasting and cellar visit for team #ClassicMethod2016, a group I’m leading as part of my Franciacorta Real Story campaign for the Franciacorta consortium. 149 more words
Oristano dreaming and missing my girls dearly as I head back to Franciacorta for the last time this year
Can’t stop thinking about this Oristano wine that we drank Saturday night with a U.S. importer of Italian wine in Houston.
It’s from a PDO that I’d never heard of: … 390 more words
Nebbiolo war: "inclusion of Nebbiolo in the Piemonte DOC has been definitively shelved" says Barolo-Barbaresco-Alba consortium president
“Inclusion of Nebbiolo in the Piemonte DOC has been definitively shelved” said Barolo-Barbaresco-Alba consortium president Orlando Pecchenino in a statement published late yesterday by Corriere della Sera… 301 more words
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Radikon family…
Above: Stanko Radikon at the Radikon winery in Oslavia, Friuli. He is pointing to “hill 188.” 453 more words