Remembering Gianni Brunelli

I just got back from Montalcino this week and am reminded about so many special people I have met from that area. Among them of course was Gianni Brunelli. I met Gianni and his wife Laura Vacca through their New York importer Dancing Bear Cellars at Vinitaly 2007. I stayed with them that summer and... Continue Reading →

Tuscany & Its Art Works Still Have A Hold On Me Like No Other

I guess it’s actually true that your first love can never really be replaced…In this case though, I’m talking about a city and a region.  I was thinking about Florence today and was  reminded of why I moved there and never left Italy for 15 years. Our love affair began over 25 years ago but... Continue Reading →

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