Luca Maroni in Town At Altacucina

Italian wine expert Luca Maroni is in town for a tasting today at Altacucina at 3pm. I'm running over there to taste some of the new fruit driven wines that he will be showcasing. I look forward to trying a great pecorino from Farnese winery in Abruzzo as well as a DOCG Colline Teramane from... Continue Reading →

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Aleatico

My series on Italian grape varieties continues on Altacucina Society's website. This week's article is on Aleatico. Aleatico grows in a number of different Italian regions, the most famous of which are Tuscany, Apulia and Lazio. I have tried a number of these wines and find them quite interesting. Aleatico can be made into a... Continue Reading →

SensOfWine 2009 Event At Cipriani, Video Clip

For those who weren't able to attend the lovely SensOfWine 2009 event at Cipriani 42nd on February 20, here's a short video of the evening. For more information about the event, please go to Altacucina Society's website. Altacucina organized the event together with Italian wine expert Luca Maroni. That brunette looking away from the camera... Continue Reading →

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