Sunset on Cape Cod – Finger Lake Wines & Seafood

I haven't written in a bit because I'm on a family vacation on Cape Cod, a place I love. This year I brought wines that I bought in the Finger Lakes at the Society of Wine Educators conference, thinking I would pair them with the seafood that the Cape offers and that the sweetness I... Continue Reading →

Wine Wednesday: Valtènesi Chiaretto DOC, Il Chiaretto from Azienda Agricola Pasini San Giovanni

Today's wine Wednesday is dedicated to Il Chiaretto from the Azienda Agricola Pasini San Giovanni. The wine is made from a blend of indigenous varieties: Groppello, Marzemino, Barbera and Sangiovese. To be a Valtènesi some 50% of the blend must be from Groppello (either Gentile and/or Mocasina). As a grape, Groppello has a thin skin... Continue Reading →

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