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Franz Haas Moscato Rosa 2012

According to Wine Grapes, the Moscato Rosa grape variety is an Italian cousin of the Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains. It is therefore more closely related to Aleatiko than with Muscat of Hamburg (aka Black Muscat.) 515 more words

From The Cellar

Winery of the Week: Franz Haas from Trentino

This week’s winery of the week is Franz Haas from Trentino-Alto-Adige. Haas is incredibly well-known in the wine world, especially his version of Pinot noir. While I too love his Pinot Noirs, today’s post follows a tasting I did at… 415 more words


Spring Wines

March is well underway now. Spring is definitely in the air.

When I get up in the morning for work, it is actually light and when I look at my garden I am reminded that soon I’m going to have to set forth and hack some of the huge clumps of grass that have risen without me noticing. 289 more words

Friday Wine

florence and a food renaissance

Ok so… florence and pisa set it out this weekend to prove to me that Italy had much much more to offer in terms of food, culture and err.. 833 more words

Pinot Nero In Italy: A Nice Surprise

Pinot Nero has long been grown in certain areas of Italy such as the Valle d’Aosta, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Trentino-Alto Adige and Oltrepo’ Pavese. The Franciacorta region in Lombardy also has its fair share of Pinot Nero which it uses for sparkling wine. 384 more words