Italian Regions: Lombardy – Thinking About Milano Before the Expo

As I read all the articles about the big push to visit Milan for the Expo, I am reflecting on all the years I spent there and how often people overlooked not just Lombardy (Milan is the capital) but the wines from the region, the food and well, almost everything. I had the pleasure of... Continue Reading →


Italian Indigenous Varieties: Chasselas Dorato Bianco

Chasselas is a grape variety that is mostly associated with Switzerland although it has been in Italy for decades and some consider it to be a relative of a grape brought to Switzerland by the Romans called "Aminea." While the white version of Chasselas is the one that has been used in wines in Italy,... Continue Reading →

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