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5 Secrets for Buying Italian Wine

I'm often asked how I choose the wines I write about. The short answer is that I look for "identity…
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2017: Italian Wine Courses in a Tuscan Castle

Join a small group (max 12) in either May or September for a four-day, full immersion course on Italian wine,…
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Bubblicious Natural Italian Wine for New Year’s Eve

I was already thinking bubbles two months ago at Vini Dei Vignaioli, Italy's oldest natural wine fair. And now that…
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Natural Wine Magic in Italy: Etruscan Not Roman

In ancient times, spontaneous grape fermentation and the effects of drinking wine were believed to be magic from the gods.…
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Acquilea: Romans, Wine and Patriarchs in Friuli Venezia Giulia

The reign of Caesar Augustus is most closely associated with shepherds, wise men and the babe in the manger, but…
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Sandi Skerk: Understated Elegance in Carso

Sandi Skerk is a man of few words, who makes wines with a lot to say in the windblown limestone…
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