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2018 Etna Class Photo

Photo by Riccardo Mulone,
Santa Maria La Nave

In 1965, three men began hiking the slopes and valleys and plains on Mount Etna. They were looking for consistencies in the environment, in the grape vines that were growing there and the flavors of the local wines. 111 more words

Sicily

A Few Brief Thoughts on my Week in Italy

It was an overcast morning Tuesday in Verona as I sat on a bench near the entrance to the VeronaFiere convention grounds watching the crowd swarm in. 598 more words

Wine

TOP TASTING pt.1: Il Diavolo veste LAVIS...

Direttamente da Vinitaly 2018, si chiama Diàol 2016, è 100% Chardonnay e “veste” LAVIS.

Diàol è parte del progetto di zonazione che da più di trent’anni caratterizza la produzione dell’azienda; un vino tutto da scoprire sorso dopo sorso, calice dopo calice. 222 more words

Sissi Baratella

So....What's Next?

There haven’t been many posts as of late. Upon my return from South Africa, the studying began again in earnest as I prepared to write (yet again) the exam for Italian Wine Expert. 456 more words

Italy

The Travelling Gourmet TM in Verona for VINITALY!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM

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The audacious and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet TM goes to taste more wines in… 321 more words

Let Them Eat Cake...

Up and Coming: Young to Young Vinitaly 2018

Young to Young, led by the journalists Paolo Massobrio and Marco Gatti of Il Golosario has become an annual appointment for me at Vinitaly. It’s a way to get to know up-and-coming producers, those under 40, who are doing good and interesting things in the vineyards. 412 more words

Culture

The Magic of Very Old Vines

The national association of Le Donne del Vino – the Women of Wine – today presented a special tasting on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the association’s founding: wines made from very old vines. 666 more words

Culture