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My Little Runaway....Renieri Brunello Di Montalcino Reserva

So I start this by trying to decide if I shouls talk about Montalcino or Brunello. So, in a compact I will try to give a little of both. 248 more words


Fattoria Le Lecciaia Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2009

We bought this vintage 2009 bottle of Brunello a year or two ago and saved it for a special occasion. Happy birthday to me!

I reviewed a 2007 Brunello from Le Casine several months ago that was really lovely. 98 more words


Make Mine Pink

Big, beefy farmer dudes drink pink wine.

I snapped this photo in Burgundy in a rural hamlet holding their annual summertime ‘vide-grenier’ which literally means ‘free the attic.’ It translates to what we call a yard sale. 345 more words

The Wine Dummy

Grillesino Morellino di Scansano Italia 2013

Grillesino, DOCG Morellino di Scansano, Tuscany, Italy, 2013

This DOCG lies 40kms to the southeast of upmarket Bolgheri, lacking the latter’s recognition, demand and pricing, and so representing good affordable quality. 321 more words

10to20 - Still Red

My Birthday In Italy

Before leaving Australia for Italy, I was undecided as to whether I would celebrate my birthday in Australia or in Italy.
The decision was made when my cousin phoned me one day to say that they would be in Italy in May. 311 more words


The Spring Asparagus Sojourn @ Ottimo (ITC Gardenia, Residency Road)

The story starts in my house a couple of weeks ago where I had an animated discussion with my German friends on ‘The King of Vegetables’. 666 more words

Restaurant Reviews

Nothing Blue about Pink Monday

Spring is in full swing, the temps have been rising but your price point doesn’t have to to get a great bottle of wine. It’s been a while since I’ve covered Monday wines. 407 more words

Monday Wines