Category Archives: Toscana

Not your typical Brunello

It’s been a little quite on Vino in Love lately. That’s mostly because I was first in Dusseldorf for the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri tasting and ProWein and just a few days later I headed to Verona to taste some amazing Italian wines at VinItaly. I’m not a big fan of writing summary posts on these events because I feel that you, my readers, will gain very little by them. But if you are following me on Twitter, then you might have noticed that I tweeted lots of pictures from these wine events. Instead of writing about ProWein and VinItaly I highly encourage you to attend one of these trade shows at least once in your life time. So what am I writing about today, you might be wondering. The answer is: Brunello.

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A Tribute to Syrah: Tenimenti d’Alessandro

Syrah is a wonderful grape which is planted in dozens of countries. Wine geeks are celebrating #ShirazWeek from February 21 to March 1, an event created by Wine Australia to promote Australian Shiraz. Most of you might already know this but in case you are wondering: Shiraz is just a synonym for Syrah. It is the preferred spelling in Australia and South Africa. In the Old World the preferred spelling is Syrah. Australia, however, is not the only country in which Syrah finds excellent growing conditions. Come and join me on a journey thorough Cortona, Tuscany, for #ShirazWeek as we explore the wonderful Syrah from Tenimenti d’Alessandro

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