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Amare (To Love) Amarone

It is not hard to love Amarone. The luscious liquid, hailing from the area around Verona in Italy, seduces you from the moment it touches your lips. 521 more words


Wine and Grape: The Sangiovese

In the previous posts we discussed at length about Tuscany’s most significant wines – Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano… 400 more words


Wine and Info: VdT, IGT, DOC and DOCG Italian wines

If you pick up a bottle of Italian wine, you’ll likely find one of these designations somewhere on the label. But what do they mean? 364 more words


Tuscany: Getting Technical with Chianti

Tuscany … The word itself conjures images of rolling hills, adorned with cascading vineyards, dotted by old majestic castles and charming villages on hilltops. If imagination is given flight, these images are rapidly followed by emotions reminiscent of hedonistic enjoyment, romance, and love … 554 more words


Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #6 - Gavi

I’ll try not to inundate these posts with Italian wine, but I gotta tell ya…the geek in me keeps coming out whether it’s a region, grape or cool looking bottle.   400 more words


Have you ever tasted the white greco musc'?! (Lonardo in degustazione: unica famiglia che vinifica il bianco Greco Musc'!)

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I am sure you know the fine red Taurasi made of Aglianico grape, produced in Irpiania area, inland of Campania region (south of Italy) but… 237 more words

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Prosecco Canello, when micro winery pairs with tradition

There is a road you shouldn’t miss when you come in the Prosecco area. When you reach Valdobbiadene, after visiting some of the most important Prosecco wineries, after climbing the… 938 more words