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Starting from the bottom

I have just finished the first chapter of Windows on the World and I figured I should share some of the more interesting facts I learned.  347 more words

Somm

Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #17 (#MWWC17)

Last week, John, The Wine Raconteur, won the Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #16 (#MWWC16) and just like all winners of the Challenge, his “reward” was to choose the theme for the following Challenge (in this case #MWWC16). 556 more words

Wine

Wine Not?

Finally, after a three month break, my husband has gone back to work. But only for a month and then he will be home again. I figured great, this was my chance to lose a few kilos and cut out all that great Italian food and wine…then my phone rang. 644 more words

Italian Culture

WINE ON WHEELS

Wine connoisseurs of New York flocked to the City Winery on May 2nd for the Wine on Wheels Grand Tasting and Silent Auction. The purpose of the event was to benefit  344 more words

Amateur Somm

Enjoying Syrah Cortona with friends

Aperitivo, tasting Syrah from Cortona

Enjoying a bottle of Syrah 2011 by Stefano Amerighi together with friends the other night, made me think about sharing the special traits of… 375 more words

Wining

Certified Wine Snob

Being, at least conceptually, in the wine business, I’ve always been fascinated by the Sommelier. Especially the old school type that you found at an old-school fancy restaurant with his little metal cup hanging around his neck, his head held high, and his impossible descriptions of asian pear, floral notes, chewiness, tobacco, dirt, minerality, structure, and lingering finishes. 1,260 more words

Certified Wine Snob

Being, at least conceptually, in the wine business, I’ve always been fascinated by the Sommelier. Especially the old school type that you found at an old-school fancy restaurant with his little metal cup hanging around his neck, his head held high, and his impossible descriptions of asian pear, floral notes, chewiness, tobacco, dirt, minerality, structure, and lingering finishes. 1,256 more words