Tag Archives: Italy

Tasting Notes: Vigne & Vini – 12 E Mezzo – Negroamaro Del Salento IGP

Hello folks! I am back safe and sound. My time in Italy was great. It is one of my favorite destinations. The food was delicious, the wines outstanding and the weather excellent.  Unfortunately, I couldn’t blog that much. Sorry about that. Just before I went on vacation I received a sample of an Apulian red

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Quick Travel Update + Must-Try: 2009 Cantine Due Palme – Selvarossa Riserva

Hello from Bologna! I had a good flight to Florence and after visiting half a day in the city I took a high-speed train to Bologna – the capital city of the Emilia Romagna. Just half a day in Florence? Well I’ll go back to Florence next week and I’ve actually visited the city a

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Exploring Italian Sparkling Wine: Franciacorta

Franciacorta Italy is not only home to some of the world’s very best red and white wines. Over the last centuries, the country developed a tradition to produce sparkling wines. Because Italian wine legislation is sometimes quite difficult to understand, I wrote a guide which should help you to understand the differences between a Vino

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Calabrian Wine: 2010 iGreco – Masino – IGT Calabria

Disclaimer: The wine was provided by the winery. All opinions are my own. For more information regarding my sample policy visit this page. A few months ago, Italy celebrated its National Holiday known Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day). The Italian Consulate in Munich organized a big party with lots of food and great wine. Unfortunately

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