Wine of the Week: Crociani’s Il Segreto di Giorgio

I've decided to start a new column on this blog called Wine of the Week. This week my favorite wine is Susanna Crociani's Il Segreto di Giorgio 2007. I was supposed to be in Tuscany visiting Susanna this weekend but for a variety of reasons, things didn't work out as I had planned. Saddened by... Continue Reading →

Marchesi Ginori Lisci Focuses On Energy Conservation While Making Wines

The Marchesi Ginori Lisci family was first introduced to me in 2007 by Eric Munson, their New York importer from Dancing Bear Cellars.. I wrote a long post about the family on Avvinare in 2008. Through an odd series of Florence related coincidences, the family is never very far from my thoughts. A dear old... Continue Reading →

Is Soave Back In Style?

I was invited to a tasting of Soave the other day by Colangelo PR. Wearing my wine journalist and blogger hat, I sat down with some friendly faces and tried a variety of different expressions of the Garganega grape. The Soave region, located in the Veneto is one of 20 DOCs. There are three different... Continue Reading →

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