Looking forward to seeing Ilaria later today, tasting her wines and learning about all the changes in the winery with her new enologist Riccardo Cotarella.
It’s been a very busy couple of weeks with Vinitaly and my Italian trip in the middle as well as the holidays. So much to tell but for today I wanted to post an interview with Ilaria Pettito from Donnachiara. I met Ilaria about four years ago at an event in NYC and have seen her numerous times throughout the years as she is always traveling and promoting her wines. I was able to say hello to her at this year’s Vinitaly as well in the Irpinia Pavilion. As always, Ilaria was lovely and gracious, just like her wines. The above picture was taken at VinoVip2013 in Cortina this summer.
I also think Aglianico is a great wine for the Easter meal if one is having traditional fare.
1. How did you get into the wine business?
I’m in the wine business since 2007 when I decided to…
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