Tag Archives: DOC

I Collazzi and a Big Ol’ Steak #ItalianFWT

Super Tuscans: You love them or you hate them. They are wines that statistically score high, but are they all necessarily good? What does it all even mean? Tuscany is known more for the sangiovese grape, with various amounts of … Continue reading

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Prosecco – What’s Really in the Glass – #ItalianFWT

I wrote an article about a year ago for our local provincial magazine called Culinaire – a magazine that focuses on both food and drink from local restaurants, cafes, pubs and wines from around the world. Since my specialty is … Continue reading

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Not Just Another Italian Grape-(#ItalianFWT)

A year ago, I took part in La Famiglia di Amarone tasting at the Collisioni Festival in Barolo. The great family wineries (and there are many) that make the style of Amarone – wine made from a blend of dried … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #6 – Gavi

I’ll try not to inundate these posts with Italian wine, but I gotta tell ya…the geek in me keeps coming out whether it’s a region, grape or cool looking bottle.  This weeks instalment has all three! Not to mention that … Continue reading

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