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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The Birth of Cool (Super-Tuscans)

The most interesting area of late for Tuscan wine production is in a special area in the southwest of Tuscany known as the Bolgheri. Vineyards are planted within a stone’s throw of the Mediterranean, where the climate is warm and dry during the day with whispy maritime winds, and drastically cool at night – ideal […]

A Festa for the Resta’ Us – Festa del Barolo 2013

If you’re into food and wine, it must seem like a party everyday if you live in the Piedmont in northern Italy – truffles, cheeses, fine wines, and fresh

Galloni inspecting the goods prior to the afternoon's session

Alpine air. However, If you’re like most people on this earth, you’re deprived of the simple […]