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Appreciating An Ancient Italian Wine Made For Today’s Palate (#ItalianFWT)

Orvieto Classico about

“But why Orvieto?” a wine friend asked when I shared I was heading to taste Orvieto wines. Partly because our Italian Food, Wine, Travel group visits Orvieto this month and also because wineries in Orvieto make much more than the easy quaffing style of the past. I wanted to taste these wines of greater character! Anyone who likes exploring less… Read more »

Lagrein Reigns in Alto Adige #ItalianFWT

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Muri-Greis Lagrein Alto Adige Südtirol

A new year, a fresh start, a positive outlook. I welcome 2021 and am kicking things off with one of my favorite Italian red grapes: Lagrein. If you are fond of medium to fuller-bodied wine such as Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon, I bet you’ll enjoy Lagrein. Below I share information about where this grape grows in Italy and a few… Read more »

Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Take Two: Bortolomiol and La Farra

Prosecco Superiore DOCG

Veneto- home to one of the world’s most loved sparkling wines and Prosecco Superiore, a community of wine people making a sustainable difference. Here are two ‘cru’ level wines to try.

Valdobbiadene DOCG Prosecco to Make Your Holiday Sparkle – La Tordera Rive Di Guia #ItalianFWT

La Tordera conegliano valdobbiadene prosecco DOCG

The sustainable La Tordera producer has an outstanding Zero Dossagio from the Valdobbiadene DOCG in Prosecco. Come see what’s making our holiday sparkle!

Pouring Primitivo, Four Wines From Puglia #ItalianFWT

Primitivo’s home turf in Puglia is Gioia del Colli where the wines are generally fresher with more finesse than those from warmer, well known areas further south- they are fuller and richer. Let’s pour four and find out.