En Primeur week, for those of you who never heard about it, is a preview of the last vintage (in this case 2018) from the Union des Grands Crus members in all Bordeaux appellations. This event incorporates different appellation tastings (Pomerol, Pauilliac, St. Emilion etc…) and lunches in each château, it is restricted to the … More Bordeaux En Primeur Week: discovering the wine to be…
Tenuta Castelbuono, better known as Carapace, in Bevagna, Umbria is one of a kind winery. Calling it winery actually is underestimating. It is a living masterpiece, designed by one of the most famous contemporary Italian sculpture… … More Carapace, the living fusion of art and wine
My Bordeaux wine tour: Cos D’Estournel chateau in Saint-Estephe during En Primeur week 2018. Complex, multi layered, perfumed wines to store in your cellar… … More Cos D’Estournel: the thousand nuances of Saint-Estèphe’s terroir in a glass
Aglianico is a dark-skinned Italian wine grape variety that produces highly tannic wines with great levels of acidity. It adapts well to warmer climate, will it be the new up and coming red variety in times of global warming? … More Aglianico, the “global warming” up and coming wine grape?
Books and movies recomandation for wine enthusiasts … More Readings and movies for real wine lovers
From a career as a scientist at N.A.S.A. to producing terroir driven Pinot Noirs in Oregon, read the fascinating story of Don Hagge, Vidon’s winery … More From N.A.S.A. to Oregon’s vineyards: meet Don Hagge, the scientist of Vidon’s wine making
Littorai wines are among the purest, most age worthy expressions of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay I have tasted in California. They have earned Lemon a reputation not as a Burgundian interpreter of California, but as a true American master. … More Littorai winery: where terroir is a religion and biodynamic a life philosophy
Alto Adige is one of the most diverse wine region of Italy: discover Schiava and Pinot Bianco native grapes and terroir driven wines… … More A peek into Alto Adige grape diversity and its terroir-driven Schiava and Pinot Bianco wines
A short guide: appellations, terroirs, the best sites and wine suggestions. … More What you need to know to choose the best Dolcetto
Do Americans care about wine and food pairing? Latest statistics show than only half of the consumers pair wine with their meal… … More Only half of Americans pair wine with food. Let’s fix this.