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Making the connection between Italy and the U.S.

As we head into Italian Wine Week Feb. 3-9, with special events held in New York City, it’s fitting to remember the roles of five men key to the wine connection between Italy and the U.S. 577 more words

Karen MacNeil | The Wine Bible, Backstory, and Being True

The updated version of The Wine Bible contains over 1,000 pages on the history, food, wines and wineries of the world’s wine regions. | Credit: L.M. 393 more words


The imposter at the high table

Thirteen wine glasses greeted me at the table. The 12 high priests of Italian wine were primed for the ritual. And I, the traitor, felt like Judas at the Last Supper. 638 more words


Lo Triolet's Pinot Gris From Valle d'Aosta

Lo Triolet is a winery from the Valle d’Aosta that I discovered on my last trip to Vinitaly thanks to some friends from the Italian Sommelier Association… 245 more words


Pignoletto DOC, Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto DOCG - Emilia Romagna

Every year when I go to Vinitaly in April, I see old clients, always look and meet new clients and often try to attend various conferences and spend time trying wines I know little about. 278 more words


Che mondo sarebbe senza Nutella? or A world without Italy?

When we were children, there was an ad: Che mondo sarebbe senza Nutella? Would it be a world worth living in?

I guess the question I want to ask, along with the fabulous planners of the Italian Pavilion at Expo, is: 241 more words


Another Great Vintage?

It seems like every couple of years the wine press is touting the next great vintage from the world’s most famous wine regions. Writers love to work us into a frenzy making us believe if we don’t buy every bottle we can get our hands on we will never have an opportunity to taste these critically acclaimed wines. 389 more words