Women In Wine: An Interview With Maria Elena Jimenez from Pares Balta in Penedes

Today I am posting an online conversation I had with Maria Elena Jimenez, one of the winemakers at Pares Balta. 1. How did you get into the wine business? Although it may seem sappy, love was the reason for everything. My husband, by then just my boyfriend, was the one to introduce me to wine... Continue Reading →

Wine Wednesday: Falesia Chardonnay from D’Amico Winery

This week's wine Wednesday is dedicated to one I tasted a while back but have not been able to forget. It's the Falesia chardonnay from D'Amico Winery located at the confluence of Umbria/Lazio/Tuscany. I met the couple during a lunch in New York at Marea organized by the lovely Tony DiDio. I had never heard... Continue Reading →

Italian Producers Beef Up Sparkling Offering

Italian sparkling wine is an ever expanding category these days. In addition to the traditional regional wines from the Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia of Prosecco, Trento DOC from Trentino-Alto Adige, Asti Spumante from Piedmont, Franciacorta and Cruas√©¬† from Lombardy, and Lambrusco from Emilia Romagna, producers throughout Italy are making sparkling wines from indigenous varieties... Continue Reading →

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