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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 #ItalianFWT, asparagus, Chiaretto, Chiavennasca, fettucine, fish, Franciocorta, grape, Italy, Lake Garda, Lombardia, Lugana, Moscato di Scanzo, native, Nebbiolo, Oltrepo Pavese, Pinot Nero, shared, spumante, still, sweet, trebbiano di lugana, trebbiano di soave, Turbiana, valtellina, variety, vendemmia tardiva, Verdicchio, zucchini 7 Comments
Quarantine: 14 Days of Isolation Wines- Day 10
OK, I’ve been at this for 10 days now…I have tons of toilet paper, because I stocked up during the craze, but maybe some of the food is running a bit low and good heavens, I’ve ran out of wine! … Continue reading
Posted in Joy of Wine, Tasting, Varietals, wine Tagged COVID-19, flavour, grapes, isolation, Italy, Marche, profile, quarantine, taste, variety, Verdicchio Leave a comment
Goin’ to Italy!
A week ago, I received the news that I was chosen to be one of the 50 Candidates selected to be in Verona, Italy, to take the Italian Wine Ambassador/Italian Wine Expert program through the VinItaly International Academy (VIA). To … Continue reading
Posted in Education, Life and Education, Personal Stories, wine Tagged autochthonous, Italy, native, Opera Wine, traditional, variety, Verona, VinItaly 12 Comments