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Castello di Verrazzano - the treasure of Tuscany

Castello di Verrazzano has a long, enduring history. Located in the heart of Tuscany the property housed many aristocratic families over the years with a winemaking history dating back to 1150. 316 more words

Wine

Mojo * Marche Sangiovese * 2014

I’m not really superstitious by nature, but I do believe in good mojo, energy and vibes. I usually know right away if there is good mojo around a space, person, or situation.  209 more words

Wine

At the End, the Bottle Must be Empty: A Glass of Chianti and a Chat with Caterina Gargari of Pieve De’ Pitti

Organized by the Consorzio del Chianti, I was delighted to attend Chianti Lovers Anteprima Chianti 2017 held at Fortezza da Basso in Florence, Italy on February 12th. 813 more words

Italy

#YoungtoYoung17: The Next Generation Will Be Female!

I was expecting to see ​Francesca Binacchi, from Poggio al Mandorlo at Young to Young this year but she had unfortunately been taken ill.

As it happens, I met her father instead and a very interesting discussion ensued…. 363 more words

Wine

Porridge for Dinner? Definitely!

There is a new trend going around, called “brinner”. It’s all about having breakfast food for dinner. The latest variation in comfort food, if you ask me. 205 more words

Food

2010 Sassoregale Sangiovese Maremma Toscana DOC

Following traditional red wine vinification (with meticulous maceration on the skins) and the malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged for a brief but important period in small oak barrels. 72 more words

Wine

La Bise Wines Le Petite Frais Rosé 2016

Le Petite Frais roughly translates as The Small Fresh One. A blend of Tempranillo, Sangiovese and Pinot Gris. The back label mentions the dry nature of the wine (lack of residual sugar) and claims some health benefits because of it. 89 more words

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