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Wine Events in Italy: mark your calendar with these!

Wine Events in Italy: mark your calendar with these!

  Whether you’re a wine lover for your own enjoyment or if you work in the field, check your calendar for 2018 and mark down those wine events to attend. From straightforward trade fairs to social tastings and even rock concerts, these are the most important wine events in Italy in … Read More

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Chianti Classico Collection 2019

Chianti Classico Collection 2019

The most important wine event of the year for Chianti Classico producers is the Chianti Classico Collection, the preview event held each year in Florence, Italy in February. In 2019 the dates are February 11 and 12th (the latter is only open to journalists). The Chianti Classico Collection event is organized by the Consorzio Chianti …Read More
January 7, 2019
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Christmas Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers, from Bottles to Accessories

Christmas Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers, from Bottles to Accessories

Christmas is knocking at your door – Santa’s practically perched on the roof and you’ve got the kids’ presents sorted, but still haven’t picked the perfect gift for Uncle Bob, about whom all you know is that he enjoys a good vintage. That’s ok, we’ve got it figured out – here are some Christmas gift …Read More
December 11, 2018
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Wine Advent Calendar: How to Make your own with Great Tuscan Wine

Wine Advent Calendar: How to Make your own with Great Tuscan Wine

The weather is getting cooler and the year is winding down to a close, which means it’s time to start thinking about the holiday season. It’s a time for family and friends — and of course, great food and drink. But why wait until December 25 to indulge? Counting down the days til Christmas, instead …Read More
November 28, 2018
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Songs about Wine: from Strauss to UB40

Songs about Wine: from Strauss to UB40


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November 19, 2018
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Brunello di Montalcino: Discovering a Wine Zone

Brunello di Montalcino: Discovering a Wine Zone

If I had to describe Montalcino in three words, I would choose uniqueness, history and tradition. The Brunello di Montalcino wine zone is one of Tuscany’s most famous terroirs, and it makes top quality wines. Here’s everything you need to know about it. The history of Brunello   The picturesque village of Montalcino and its green …Read More
October 26, 2018
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How to Photograph Wine for instagram Success

How to Photograph Wine for instagram Success

If you love wine and sharing it with friends, these tips on how to photograph wine will take that sharing to the next level with great pics on Instagram.Read More
October 19, 2018
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Leftover Wine: Tuscan tips on what to do with it

Leftover Wine: Tuscan tips on what to do with it

Leftover wine. It happens. Maybe after a party when your friends leave and you start tidying up the kitchen. Well, that glass or half bottle of wine can be the first ingredient for a new recipe and a (very) good excuse to invite your friends at dinner once again. Here are five clever ideas to …Read More
September 19, 2018
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How to Choose Wine: the right method for you

How to Choose Wine: the right method for you

Are you passionate about wine but are not a professional sommelier? Do you love to buy bottles but feel lost in front of the shelves? The simplest solution would be to give you my mobile number so I can become your consultant, but since that’s not really an option, let me walk you through the …Read More
August 30, 2018
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New World vs Old World Wine: what are the differences?

New World vs Old World Wine: what are the differences?

During a recent dinner with wine colleagues from around the world, Brian, from the United States, while tasting a Tempranillo from Spain, said: ‘’Well… it’s New World to me.” This gave us the idea to do a blind tasting of Old World vs. New World Wine. That night, amongst friends from France, Italy, Spain, Greece, …Read More
July 17, 2018