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Guest Post: Madeira Wine 10

Vintage Love The body, the legs, the breathing time, the fruitiness — there are so many ways to judge a glass of wine that many sophisticated palettes are easily offended by a ‘lesser’ wine. One example of a vintage scorned is world-famous Madeira wine which has endured years of sniffing noses being turned up at its humble […]

Madeira Wine Festival by Porto Bay Events. License: CC BY 2.0

Marche I

Visiting Le Marche – Part I 22

I spent the last week in Offida, Italy where I was inivited to attend Piceno Open, a wine tasting for selected wine writers, importers and wine bloggers. The event was organized by Vinea Marche, a cooperative with over 850 members in the Ascoli Piceno region. The tight program of Piceno Open consisted of three blind […]


Wine Review: 2011 PS Winery – Merlot – Marche IGT 19

PS Winery PS Winery was founded in 2008 by Dwight Stanford, American and former surgeon and Raffaele Paoloni, Italian and ex-journalist. The two met at the University of Bra (sometimes referred to as the Slow Food University) in Piedmont where they both found out that they shared a common dream: Making “the best wines possible using […]

2011 PS Winery - Merlot - Marche IGT

Boca & Ghemme

Wine Review: Boca vs. Ghemme 19

Last week I was invited to a Piedmontese wine tasting where we tried two wines that are produced near the town of Novara. The wines were: 2000 Castello Conti Boca DOC and 1999 Azienda Agricola Bianchi Ghemme DOCG. Piedmontese wines are usually not the type of wine I prefer but this tasting was quite an […]


Winemaking in Molise: 2006 Borgo Di Colloredo – Gironia Rosso Riserva – Biferno DOC 25

Winemaking in Molise Molise is a region of Southern Italy bordering Abruzzo, Puglia, Lazio and Campania. It is the second smallest region of Italy (Aosta Valley is the smallest). Agriculture,especially wine and olive oil, plays a major role in the economy of Molise. The region is very hilly and the climate varies from continental to […]

2006 Borgo di Colloredo - Giornia Rosso Riserva - Biferno DOC

2009 Azienda Macchialta - Montecucco Riserva DOC

Wine Review & Quick Update 19

Dear readers of Vino in Love, The last weeks were particularly busy for me because I was taking exams in university. Therefore I had not much time to blog and I will probably not be able to blog as much as I usually do until March. There won’t be a Mini-Review edition for January but […]


Wine Review: 2001 Serafini & Vidotto – Il Rosso dell’Abazia – IGT Veneto 17

Last week I was inviting some friends for a dinner over and as time passed by some very good wine bottles were uncorked. Today’s review is dedicated to the 2001 Serafini & Vidotto Il Rosso dell’Abazia. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. I will mention the other wines at the end of […]

2001 Serafini & Vidotto -Il Rosso dell'Abbazzia - Veneto IGT