Trendsetter: Sarah Abbott, Master of Wine


Reading Time: Sarah Abbott is a Master of Wine who comes from a food-loving family. After working in the IT software industry for several years, she decided to change her career trajectory and immerse in wine in 1996. Her first foray into wine was as a sales and marketing representative

Mexican Nebbiolo from Baja California

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This article was originally written for Jancis Robinson and was published on "The Purple Pages" here. This version of the article has been expanded with additional tasting notes and background stories.  Reading Time: We are huge fans of Piemonte wines, especially after our two-week trip through the region in 2015. Our experiences in

Trendsetter: Vahe Keushguerian from Armenia

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Reading Time: For a listing of articles and videos on Armenian wine and wine travel in Armenia, check out our page Uncorking the Caucasus. To purchase the Kindle or paperback copy of the book Uncorking the Caucasus: Wines from Turkey, Armenia, and Georgia, please head to this Amazon product page. A Brief History About Armenian

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