Tag Archives: Schioppettino

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

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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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Back in the Saddle

After two weeks away, it’s time to get back to reality. ¬†The reality of working for a living, caring for my family, my home, yet continuing along the path of Store Manager, Wine Buyer, and now Italian Wine Ambassador. I’ve … Continue reading

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Vancouver Wine Festival

Thirsty Thursday is on break as I am in the beautiful city of Vancouver in British Columbia, to bring you a brief overview of my time here at the Vancouver Wine Festival. The event itself is seriously about a week … Continue reading

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