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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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Seven Years of Sagrantino with Marco Caprai

I first met winemaker, Marco Caprai, about two years ago in New York. Strangely enough, I felt like we had already met, as I’ve been tasting and admiring wines from his family’s estate in Umbria since the beginning of my wine education nearly ten years ago. For the most part, winemakers express themselves through their […]

Recioto and Amarone – They’re An Earfull

The Veneto is one of Italy’s most important wine producing regions, and it’s one of the few places in the world where dried

One of Italy's most important regions: Veneto

grapes are worth their weight in the gold. Amarone della Valpolicella and Recioto della Valpolicella are both produced using indigenous grapes that […]

Wine For The Student – Two Year Anniversary Nov. 2nd

730.5 days ago, Wine For The Student appeared on the scene and became the eight hundred thirty four millionth seven hundred sixty nine thousandth four hundred twenty third registered domaine name (874, 769, 423). I’d like to thank all those who have visited the site in the past and in turn have helped motivate us […]