A First Course in Wine: From Grape to Glass. Copyright 2013; Race Point Publishers, NY. 224 pages. Forward by Mario Batali.

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Interview with the Winemaker: Barrel Samples with Valter Fissore of Azienda Agricola Elvio Cogno, Piemonte, Italy

The wines of Barolo in northwestern Italy represent some of the country’s most rare and highly sought-after collectables. As a student of Italian wines for more than ten years, I’ve come to realize there is always something more to discover about this fabled land in the Piedmont region.

Barolo must be produced from 100% nebbiolo […]

Northjersey.com – A salute to a wino

It appears my years of excessive drinking have finally caught up with me.


Thanks to all for all the help along the way.