We’ll Always Have Paris

Sometimes your first love is never really too far from your heart, especially when you see them again in all their glory. I will always love Paris...

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Bussanello Bianco

Now there's a grape I had never heard of, right? This one hails from the Veneto and was created in the 1930s by an enologist named Professor Giovanni Dalmasso from a cross between Riesling Italico and Furmint. I'm shocked to say that there are some producers who make wines from this grape including the very... Continue Reading →

Dolcetto di Dogliani: A Old Favorite

My first wine from Piedmont was a Dolcetto di Dogliani from the Podere Luigi Einaudi winery. I remember the wine because it was delicious but also because it came from the winery owned by the family that gave Italy it's first prime minister, Luigi Einaudi. Einaudi led Italy from 1948-1955, a difficult time for the... Continue Reading →

Wine Wednesday: Older Bordeaux Wines

Today is Wine Wednesday and I'm finally thinking about and desire to write about wine rather than the Italian crises. I got an email from Snooth this morning which mentioned a new website for Bordeaux. A friend from Bordeaux was in town recently and as always I was reminded how charming the French and their... Continue Reading →

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