Since the iron curtain fell, Moldovan wineries and vineyards are back to private ownership, viticulture is evolving, and Moldova is welcoming visitors in droves to share and enjoy their wines. In fact, efforts to decrease quantity and increase quality are forefront and center. And Moldova highlights less know grapes native to the country for those seeking the obscure. Ready to come… Read more »
Volcanic activity left its mark on soils in many areas of Italy. Some of these areas don’t necessarily jump out including one of my favorite regions, the Veneto and Soave.
Wine of Moldova celebrates their National Wine Day October 3rd and 4th. It’s a virtual event this year with plenty of wine, culture and food pairings to temp you. This is a preview of what the World Wine Travel group has in store!
Many smaller countries that make wine fly under the radar. Moldova is one such country with a wealth of not only international grapes but also those indigenous to the Republic. One thing to note- the wine is very good, and getting better and better. In fact, to showcase their wines Moldova is celebrating their National Wine Day the first weekend… Read more »
This savory tart with hints of fig sweetness, Gorgonzola unctuousness and a buttery crust pairs beautifully with the AR Lenoble Champagne Intense.
Ricci Curbastro in the Italian Franciacorta wine region focuses on preserving land for the next generation. The work with Equalitas on sustainability certification that touches the environmental, economical and social areas on winery engagement.
Simple, tasty and easy, this savory style blueberry galette and a glass of Loire Valley dry rosé might just be the best combo yet.
An advocate of biodynamic agriculture you want to meet in Loire Valley’s Fiefs Vendéens AOC is Thierry Michon at Domaine Saint Nicolas. It’s a way of life for him!
Mark and I drink plenty of pink wine whether Italian rosato, rosado or rosé. Here I share two very different styles from the foothills of the Italian Apennines to rolling hills closer to the sea.
A trip to Roussillon left me with a parting thought- Roussillon white wines are magically bright and refreshing, thought provoking and complex, and just enjoyable to drink! Here are some for your buy-list.