Tag Archives: sweet

A Tour of Wines of Lombardia and Toasting to Lugana – #ItalianFWT

This month for #ItalianFWT, we travel to Lombardia, where international and native grapes live in harmony. Nebbiolo (known here as Chiavennasca) is highly underrated, but appellations like Valtellina are becoming more and more known on the Italian wine stage, with … Continue reading

Posted in #ItalianFWT, Joy of Wine, Varietals, wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Brachetto: The Sweetie of Piemonte – #ItalianFWT

I love Brachetto. Full stop. I love selling Brachetto. I love peopleโ€™s reactions when they say they want something different than Moscato, and then their minds are blown with something Moscato-like, but itโ€™s a RED wine! Brachetto is one of … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Joy of Wine, Varietals, wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Quarantine: 14 Days of Isolation Wines – Day Eight

For all you Riesling lovers, this post is for you today! We cannot possibly go through 14 days of isolation and not talk about Riesling at least once! My friend Andreas Bender was in town recently, just before everything started … Continue reading

Posted in Joy of Wine, Varietals, wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ode to a Riesling

Riesling: you either love them or hate them. I have a cautious love with Riesling. There are few and far between that I truly enjoy, appreciate, and yes…love. Andreas Bender is a German producer from the Mosel with property in … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Tasting, Varietals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Chilly Nights

With all good intentions, I wanted to post another Thirsty, and more Abruzzo Adventures, however, the weather here has changed drastically, and with that, the want to “hunker down” as it were, wrap oneself in a warm blanket and sit … Continue reading

Posted in Education, wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment