Wine of the Week: Brolio Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. Riserva

This week's wine of the week is one I tasted back in October, Brolio Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. Riserva 2010. I am fortunate enough to be invited to a variety of lunches, events and trips by other public relations companies, importers, brokers and the like. I so appreciate all of these invitations that I try to... Continue Reading →


Italian Indigenous Varieties: Cornarea Nero from Piedmont

This week's indigenous grape variety entry will be a short one because I could find very little information on this variety on the internet or in other sources. The variety, Cornarea Nero, hails from Piedmont in the North-West corner of Italy. It is a cross created by Giovanni Dalmasso in 1936 between Barbera and Nebbiolo.... Continue Reading →

Blog Traffic, Brazil

Lots of sad and gruesome news in New York this week but on a more positive note, I was happily surprised to get more traffic on my blog than usual. This was thanks to a blog post that Alfonso wrote On the Wine Trail In Italy on Sunday. I was lucky enough to have a... Continue Reading →

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