It’s time for Superitalians

Two or more autochthonous varieties used together: its seems obvious but until a few years ago the blend with  most success was made with Sangiovese together with international varieties, today though,  on the other hand the need for identity, of originality, of a distinctive character, pushes wine makers towards new solutions which associate traditional varieties from the … Continue reading

L’Esprit de June – the only liqueur in the world made from a bouquet of vine flowers

L’Esprit de June is the first expression of June liqueurs. In French, esprit is the soul, the spirit and a state-of-mind. Delicate, yet intense, June is the only liqueur in the world made from a bouquet of vine flowers, each bringing specific flavors. Ugni Blanc flowers provide pear, peach and white floral notes. Merlot flowers lend wild strawberry and … Continue reading

Robert Parker’s Verdict on Bordeaux 2010

“It is an inescapable truth that 2010 has produced another year of compelling Bordeaux that will go down as a prodigious vintage alongside 2009. Take your pick – this news is either tragic or mythical, but I have tasted enough wines from 2005, 2009 and 2010 to realize that these may be the three greatest … Continue reading

Win two of four free tickets for Ein Prosit

November is always a month of intense enogastronomical happenings. From the 18th till the 21st of November will take place also Ein Prosit. Location of this enogastronomical event in Malborghetto-Tarvisio in Italy, but practically on the border with Slovenia and Austria, is a perfect location for celebration of the best of the enogastronomy of all … Continue reading

Ein Prosit: Enogastronomy between three countries

November is in front of our doors and November is always a month of intense enogastronomical happenings. From the 18th till the 21st of November will take place also Ein Prosit. Location of this enogastronomical event in Malborghetto-Tarvisio in Italy, but practically on the border with Slovenia and Austria, is a perfect loation for celebration … Continue reading

Discovering the Tastes

RED BARBERA plummy and cherryish undertones of sweet vanilla The high-in-acid BARBERA grape of north-western Italy is a chameleon-like grape which changes considerably according to yield. As an everyday variety, it is a juicy glugger but it can metapmorphose into a concentrated, rich, plummy and cherryish wine with undertones of sweet vanilla and spice when … Continue reading