Italian Wine: Mi Amore

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Reading Time: When it comes to my first true wine love, Italy holds my heart. In normal years, I'm in Italy at least five times per year. Thanks to the worldwide situation, that number went down significantly in 2020 and the first part of 2021 (hopefully that changes in Q3

Blind Tasting Barolo From Castiglione Falletto

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Reading Time: Wine geeks are funny people. Getting several of them in a room and conversations instantly revolve around the tiny intricacies of fermented grape juice. To a casual observer, the sight of ten people sniffing wine glasses quietly around a bottle wrapped in tin foil has to be entertaining. Getting

Barbaresco: People of the Vine

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Reading Time: “Dedicato a Papa” was written on every single barrel in the cellar. “I dedicate everything to my father,” said Ornella Pelissero from Pasquale Pelissero winery. When I saw those inscriptions on the oak barrels, tears flowed from my eyes. The emotion in the room was palpable. It was

Barolo: Good Wine, Good Food, Good People

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(Reading Time: ) “Good wine, good food, good people.” That’s the way La Giolitta Bed & Breakfast's owner and our host Daniella describes her hometown Barolo and other places she enjoys traveling to. It sounds like a great way to measure a place. There could be worse parameters. Any place where