Tag Archives: Tasting notes

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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A Mosel Highlight: 2012 Frank Brohl – Pündericher Marienburg

Disclaimer: This wine was provided by one of the distributors. All opinions are my own. For more information about my sample policies follow this link. The Mosel Valley The Mosel is probably Germany’s most prestigious wine region. The appellation is named after the river Moselle which in German is called Mosel. The Moselle has its

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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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