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How simplicity is key in the wine making process

How simplicity is key in the wine making process

The wine making process (and its vinous end results) is one that has fascinated humans for at least a few thousand years. From the apparently banal fruit of the vitis vinifera have stemmed (pun intended) diverse cultures, rites and rituals. Wine was part of the celebrations of the Ancients just … Read More

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Get to know your olive oil terminology

Get to know your olive oil terminology

Sometimes buying the right olive oil can seem like reading a chemistry manual. Cold pressed, DOP, extra virgin and other terms can make it hard to know what you’re buying or even understand what you need. Luckily, with a little help you can easily read even the trickiest of labels and ensure the perfect oil …Read More
September 19, 2017
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How to taste wine like a pro

How to taste wine like a pro

So you know you like wine, and you’d like to get to know more. The first big step is making the choice to refine your palate, training it to learn how to taste wine like a pro. The following are some steps to get you started. Friends with bottles Learning to taste wine is a …Read More
September 7, 2017
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Red wine types: when does the harvest start in Italy?

Red wine types: when does the harvest start in Italy?

The harvest, the moment in which all our hard work throughout the year comes, quite literally, to fruition… or to fruit! With harvest season upon us in Italy, many people are asking when the harvest starts for red wine types. 2017 has been an unusual year, with drought and extreme heat, so harvest has started …Read More
September 5, 2017
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Game Of Thrones wine according to Dievole

Game Of Thrones wine according to Dievole

* ALERT: Rest assured that this article does not contain serious spoilers – just a few useful nods to which wine might pair with your hero of choice and soften the tingling anxiety that we are all experiencing as we await to unveil the destiny of Westeros. Let us embark on a tasting journey of …Read More
August 24, 2017
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Italian Wine: recent research in market trends and consumption

Italian Wine: recent research in market trends and consumption

What do Italians drink? What are the market trends? New data released by Tannico, an online wine shop in Italy, reveals interesting facts about Italian wine consumption, including information about the choices women and Milennials make, and even if zodiac signs influence wine choice! This data was collected from 50,000 consumers through the platform’s “Tannico …Read More
April 21, 2017
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Easter in Italy: most popular traditions

Easter in Italy: most popular traditions

Easter is one of the biggest holidays on the Italian calendar. From north to south cities and towns throughout the stivale celebrate with holy processions, religious re-enactments, food fairs and folkloristic events revolving around the passion of Christ. Each region has it own rituals and traditions, so we have listed them just for you. In the north …Read More
April 12, 2017
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Chianti wine vs. Chianti Classico, what’s the difference?

Chianti wine vs. Chianti Classico, what’s the difference?

Chianti wine versus Chianti Classico, that is the question that we so often hear. What’s the difference between the two? The answer is actually relatively short: from an enological standpoint, they are two different wine producing areas or zones in Tuscany. Chianti is a relatively large area, which is divided into sub-zones. Chianti Classico is …Read More
March 22, 2017
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Sommelier certification: should I get one?

Sommelier certification: should I get one?

If you’re passionate about drinking wine, you may have wondered if you should up your level of knowledge by getting a sommelier certification. There are many educational bodies around the world that offer courses leading up to diplomas or certifications in wine, but do you need to do one, or would you be best off …Read More
March 3, 2017
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Consorzio del Vino Chianti Classico: what is it and what does it do?

Consorzio del Vino Chianti Classico: what is it and what does it do?

Being a wine lover (how could you not be, if you’ve landed on our blog?), you have certainly heard of the Consorzio Chianti Classico but have you ever wondered what this denomination actually means for all the wine-cellars present within its jurisdiction? To be a part of the Chianti Classico family is synonymous of quality, …Read More
February 28, 2017