Taste of Tuscany: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

Tuscan Wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

Reading Time: A noble wine waiting in the wings. Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is one of the historic Tuscan wines. The first mention of the wines dates back to the 8th century and in the 16th century, Pope Paul III declared the wines of Montepulciano to be vino perfectissimo (perfect wine).

Slovenian Red Wine

Slovenian red wine

Reading Time: Slovenia is a tiny country sandwiched between Austria and Italy. For a country with such a small stature (area-wise), it over-delivers in terms of wine quality. It has nearly 22,000 hectares (54,000 acres) of land dedicated to vineyards, 70% of production is white wine. This doesn't mean you

A Journey Through Moldova in 15 Wines

Moldova Wine Moldova Travel

Reading Time: Here's an article that's long overdue. It's a recap of a weeklong sprint through Moldova back in 2019. It was one of my favorite memories of that year and gives me hope that travel opens up again this year. Here's a journey through Moldova in 15 wines. Moldovan

Torre Bisenzio

Torre bisenzio italian wine umbria

Reading Time: It's no surprise that we love Italian wine, from all parts of the country. In recent years, I've traveled to some lesser-known parts of Italian wine country including Valle d'Aosta, Puglia, and Sardegna. However, outside of Montefalco Sagrantino, Umbria still remains a blind spot on my radar. When

Italian Wine From Gemma

Gemma Wines

Reading Time: Delicious Italian wine at affordable prices. Over the years, we've been making frequent trips to Friuli-Venezia Giulia, where we've gotten to know Damiano Meroi. He comes from a winemaking family and is passionate about great wine. We were instantly drawn to his enthusiasm for great wine. In