Buona Pasqua, Happy Easter

Today was Easter, a holiday I love actually. In the past on this day I have gone to hear gospel music in churches throughout Manhattan or a particular Pastor speak and often I have been visiting with friends in Italy sharing a particularly spectacular meal. Today I was in Pennsylvania with different generations of my... Continue Reading →

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Celebrating France with Chablis and Toasting Notre Dame – #Winophiles

Chablis is one of the first wines I drank from France growing up. My parents used to buy it and they let me drink wine pretty early on following a couple of European vacations. For the longest time though, I am sure I had no idea about the grape variety used to make it or... Continue Reading →

Bianco di Pitigliano for Passover

I discovered the wines from Pitigliano in the Maremma in the early 1990s when I was lucky enough to visit the town during a weekend trip. I was on the trail of the Etruscans, an ancient people that populated these towns a few thousand years earlier. My Mom studied the Etruscans in graduate school when... Continue Reading →

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