Category Archives: Life and Education

It’s Up To You, New York, New York

The Big Apple. Doesn’t everyone dream of going there someday, at least to see it? In five days, I will be there, but perhaps not for the reasons that one may think… I would love to see Lady Liberty up … Continue reading

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Prosecco, 2017 Goals and Sparkling Wine – not necessarily in that order…

As many of us are preparing for a celebration to ring in the New Year tomorrow night, we all have our “drink of choice” to celebrate the occasion. Right now, there are thousands of bloggers writing in detail about different … Continue reading

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Friuli – More Than Just White Wine

When one thinks of wines from Friuli, white wine is typically the first thing that comes to mind. On my recent trip tip Friuli-Venezie Giulia, I had opportunity to dive into the indigenous red grapes of the region and taste … Continue reading

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Friuli-Venezia Giulia

With my next trip to Italy imminent, and to prep “inquiring minds” for some of the native varieties I’ll get to taste, I thought I would give a brief ‘winey’ overview of the region and the native grapes therein. Despite … Continue reading

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Abruzzo Adventure – Emidio Pepe

What a a privilege it was to start our adventure in Abruzzo with a winery that specializes in “natural winemaking”. What does this mean exactly? A family owned and operated estate that uses only their own fruit, no chemical sprays … Continue reading

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