Looking Beyond the Name Super-Tuscans

This month's #ItalianFWT is focusing on Super-Tuscans thanks to Jill Barth of L'Occasion. Here is the preview post where she explains what brought her to want to write about this topic. I'm glad that she decided to shine a light on these wines again because it's something I have been thinking about too. For starters,... Continue Reading →

Exploring Sangiovese di Romagna

Sangiovese is as we know the premier red grape variety of Central Italy. While Tuscany is the region most associated with it, Emilia Romagna is not far behind.  I love Emilia Romagna and spent a great year of my life in graduate school there at SAIS in Bologna. Romagna Sangiovese comes from seven towns around... Continue Reading →

Aleatico – A Grape Worth Exploring

While many think of Elba first and foremost as the island of Napoleon’s exile or for its fantastic beaches, I am here to say the first thing that should come to mind is Aleatico and other wines produced there. Also, Elba has zero cases of the horrible COVID-19 virus. I was wondering if I could... Continue Reading →

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