Monday Musings: Can Pinot Grigio Be Taken Seriously?

Can Pinot Grigio be taken seriously is the title of this post and something I have thought about for a long time. I think the answer is a resounding yes. Though often considered an easy-sell wine with little personality this grape, if grown on optimal terroirs at higher elevations, and handled properly, can yield compelling,... Continue Reading →

Anteprime Toscane

This past weekend was the start of the Anteprime Toscane when different top Tuscan denominations show their new vintages. I got to go to a number of these events some years ago and it was truly an experience. Sadly this year that was not in the cards but perhaps next year I will be back... Continue Reading →

Expo2015: Wines from Lombardy

Tomorrow is June 1 and the first month of the Expo2015 has come and gone, and while I know there are some complaints, most of the people I know in Milan are very pleased with how the event is proceeding. Apparently, it is also open until 1100pm and many eat dinner there rather than in... Continue Reading →

Blind Tasting Competition – VinoVipn2013

Today is a beautiful day in Cortina without a cloud in the sky. VinoVip 2013 has an interesting program of seminars and tastings. I opted for the blind tasting this morning and seminars in the afternoon. It will be interesting to see how I do in this competition.

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