Braulio – An Amaro from Lombardy

Today's post is about Braulio, which is a well-known brand from Lombardy, specifically from the Valtellina region and the town of Bormio. The brand is now owned by the Campari Group. Braulio has a distinctly alpine flower note that characterizes it and also hints of sage. Braulio has a long history that started with Francesco... Continue Reading →

Lombardia: A Wealth of Wine

When one thinks of Lombardy or Lombardia as the Italians call it, they don't often think of wine. Milan, the principal city in the region, is known for finance, fashion, industry and much else. Wine is never what one first thinks of although even Milan has it's own DOC. San Colombano d.o.c. wine. This is... Continue Reading →

Italian Wine Regions: Lombardy

As I sit in my office in New York, currently without any windows, I am traveling virtually through Italy while looking at a big map of the wine regions. I am also cleaning up as one does for Spring and I have come upon all of my great material from a tasting I did last... Continue Reading →

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