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Vinitaly: why the fair matters now more than ever...

Above: many of Italy’s best wine writers and bloggers gather each year at the Intravino party at Vinitaly, the annual Italian wine trade fair in Verona. 757 more words

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"What would Soave have been without him?" On the eve of Vinitaly, Italian wine mourns the loss of Leonildo Pieropan...

Above: Legacy producer Leonildo Pieropan with his two sons and grandchildren in an udated photo (image via the Slow Wine blog).

News of Leonildo Pieropan’s passing swept across the world of Italian wine this weekend. 189 more words

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Slow Wine: Michael Alberty named senior editor for new Oregon guide (2019)

I couldn’t be more thrilled to share the news that Michael Alberty has agreed to join the Slow Wine team as Senior Editor for Oregon. … 158 more words

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Matteo Ascheri elected new president of Barolo, Barbaresco, Alba, Langhe, and Dogliani consortium

Last week, the Barolo, Barbaresco, Alba, Langhe, and Dogliani consortium elected Matteo Ascheri (above) as its new president (source: Millevigne). He will replace outgoing president Orlando Pecchenino. 160 more words

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How do you translate "scheletro" (soil type) into English? Italian wine glossary updated.

Over the weekend, reader Enzo commented on my Italian-English wine glossary:

“Please add ‘scheletro’ in there. The most sensible translation I found is ‘rock fragments.’ Thank you for your work.” 643 more words

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Protest: Confederate Memorial of the Wind in Orange, Texas, Sunday, April 8, 2-4 p.m.

We will be protesting the Confederate Memorial of the Wind in Orange, Texas this Sunday.

Tracie and I have spots available in our cars for anyone who needs a ride from and back to Houston. 128 more words

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