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Lombardy wine travel guide: an itinerary in Franciacorta Territory

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This is our wine guide, with blog posts to help you discover numerous things about Italian wine… and beyond! If you’re interested in learning more about the role of grapes like Sangiovese in Tuscan wine, about what scents and flavours you’ll find in red wine or how to pair wine with food, let us guide you. In this section you’ll also find articles about wine and travel, wine accessories like the best corkscrews or wine glasses to use, tips on how to order your vintage at a restaurant or how to pick the perfect bottle as a gift for any occasion.

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Lombardy wine travel guide: an itinerary in Franciacorta Territory

Lombardy wine travel guide: an itinerary in Franciacorta Territory

  This article is part of our wine travel guide series, and this time we’re going to Lombardy, an area in Northern Italy that is known for Franciacorta. Let’s look at where to taste this wine and what else to do, see and eat in Lombardy.   A region boasting myriad charms from hills to …Read More
March 25, 2019
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Millennials and Wine 101: tips and tricks for newbies

Millennials and Wine 101: tips and tricks for newbies

Millennials and wine: a handy guide for newbies who really want to know how to serve Chianti Classico properly (or even understand how a cockscrew works!) There has been a lot of news lately about the fact that millennials are not wine consumers: we like beer and cockails. Well, dear Baby-Boomer journalists, this isn’t really …Read More
March 21, 2019
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TV Shows about Wine to Binge Watch

TV Shows about Wine to Binge Watch

Picture it: Thursday night, no emails to check, phone switched to airplane mode, a good homemade meal and an inviting couch. “What am I watching tonight?” is the question. The answer? Wine TV shows, of course! If you’re looking for new TV shows about wine to add to your Netflix or Amazon Prime stream, we’ve …Read More
February 13, 2019
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Alto Adige Wine Travel Guide: a Gewürztraminer guide & itinerary

Alto Adige Wine Travel Guide: a Gewürztraminer guide & itinerary

  From our wine travel guide series by Eleonora aka @enozioni, an itinerary for the mountainous area of Alto Adige, making Gewürztraminer wine, with what to see and most importantly what to drink!   Nature all round and striking mountains set the scene for outdoor excursions and food and wine tastings. Exploring the Wine Road …Read More
February 5, 2019
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Benvenuto Brunello 2019: the best of Brunello di Montalcino wines

Benvenuto Brunello 2019: the best of Brunello di Montalcino wines

Amongst the major wine events in Italy each year, Benvenuto Brunello is one of the most exciting previews! This preview (or in Italian anteprima) marks its 27th year presenting the famous Brunello di Montalcino wines in southern Tuscany.  Benvenuto Brunello is organized by the Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino; since its DOC recognition in …Read More
February 4, 2019
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Piedmont Wine Travel Guide: a wine lovers’ itinerary in Barolo Territory

Piedmont Wine Travel Guide: a wine lovers’ itinerary in Barolo Territory

  From our new wine travel guide series by Eleonora @enozioni, an itinerary for Piedmont’s Barolo territory with what to see and most importantly what to drink! History, culture, picture-perfect scenery, sublime food and wine traditions and much more. The ideal combination of these assets, Piedmont is a lively and surprising destination, an amalgamation of …Read More
January 24, 2019
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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 2019.   Major wine …Read More
January 14, 2019
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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. This year #CCC2019 will be open to the general public for the first time on the afternoon of Jan …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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Songs about Wine: from Strauss to UB40

Songs about Wine: from Strauss to UB40


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November 19, 2018