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Collisioni – A collision of music, wine…and food!

Collisioni 2017 is in the books with successful concerts from Placebo and Robbie Williams, readings from poets, authors and actors, and copious amounts of wine tasted along with a new initiative this year:  Progetto Food. For me, this was my … Continue reading

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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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Livin’ the Dream…

I know…it’s been some time since I’ve been here, and I could give a thousand excuses, but I’m sure many reading would scoff, as most are just as busy as I am! In sharing this post, I can say that … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #20 – Toro, Spain

If I’m gonna drink Tempranillo, I’d rather have Toro. Seriously. Tempranillo takes on many hats in Spain and in Toro, it’s called Tinto de Toro, and a Tempranillo taste of its own. There’s not a lot of Tinto de Toro’s … Continue reading

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