Sleeping in London: hotel Baglioni, Kensington

Even if most of in London living Italians live in Chelsea, has the Italian luxury hotel chain chosen the prestigious Kensington as location for their boutique hotel. Kensington is now, when the young royal couple lives there, becoming even more aristocratical and Baglioni, which embodies the Italian charm and glamour, is taking good care in … Continue reading

Cantine aperte – Wine day at Casato Prime Donne in Montalcino 20 wines for tasting

Twenty years have passed since the first edition of “Cantine aperte” and Donatella Cinelli Colombini continues personally welcoming guests and offering them something exceptional, out of the ordinary compared to what they can taste the rest of the year. Donatella is practically a mother of this event. She organized the first edition of Cantine aperte … Continue reading

Ferragamo’s image for Brunello 2011 awarded 4 stars

Sangiovese clusters and a bottle of Brunello made of petals with a delicate design of vine shoots and leaves. This is the very refined imaged wanted by Massimo Ferragamo Chairman at Ferragamo USA. It is exhibited on the facade of the thirteenth century building that was the Montalcino town hall, continuing the calendar of tiles representing Brunello … Continue reading

Call for the thirteenth edition of the International Award “Casato Prime Donne” 2011

Prime Donne is the name of an international award for the science of wine making, journalism, and photography that celebrates as a “Prima Donna” a female figure that is of example or of help to other women. Prime Donne is the name of the first great Italian red wine – Brunello – selected by female tasters and destined for … Continue reading

Primož Lavrenčič and wine estate Burja, Vipava valley, Slovenia

Primož Lavrenčič is young but alredy well known producer of excellent wines from the Vipava valley. Winemaker with a clear vision of wine, which, for him, must be sophisticated, elegant and long – full of noble characteristics, which can already be found in his bottles. What has brought you into the world of wines? I … Continue reading