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Living Life to its Fullest
I love it when people celebrate birthdays. No, not your kid’s first birthday, or their 13th or 18th, but a 65th or 70th, 80th and 90th birthday! Now those are really worth celebrating! Imagine my delight and surprise to be … Continue reading
Posted in Joy of Wine, Personal Stories, Tasting, wine Tagged aged, Barolo, birthday, blend, Bordeaux, brunello, Burgundy, Cabernet Sauvignon, Capezzano, celebration, Dominus, double magnum, Hermitage, Italy, J.L. Chave, Marsanne, Merlot, Napa, Nebbiolo, Pahlmeyer, Pinot, producer, Rousanne, Sangiovese, South Africa, USA, Vilafonte, wine 1 Comment
Let’s Not Forget Schioppettino!
Friuli is well known for their fabulous whites, but on my recent trip to the region, we imbibed in the reds of the regions, and likely the most famous, is Schioppettino (Sk-YIP-a-TEENO). There are many producers of this fine grape, and … Continue reading
Posted in Tasting, Varietals, wine Tagged autochthonous, Cialla, estate, Family, Friuli, Italy, legal, local, native, old vine, opportunity, Prepotto, producer, Roncho di Cialla, Schioppettino, tasting, wine Leave a comment
There are some powerful grapes in the world: by that I mean tannins that are full and bold and can sometimes have a tendency to rip your face off. Nebbiolo, Sagrantino, Touriga Nacional, just to name a few. And then … Continue reading
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
Posted in Life and Education, Tasting and Tours, wine Tagged Colli orientalli, Corso, extinct, Friuli, indigenous, local, passion, Pignolo, producer, rare, Refosco, Slovenia, Tazzelenghe, Terrano Leave a comment