Category Archives: wine


Bruno Giacosa, legendary Italian winemaker dies.

  Sad news resonates with people.  We knew Bruno Giacosa had been ailing for some years, but the news of his passing this Monday stopped us in the moment to think of him, his love […]

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Difference between Barolo vs Barbaresco?

HERE is an educated, lively and well created video to give you a good background of two great red wines of Italy. When I first started visiting and working in the wine region of Piedmont, […]

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Traipsing the Terroir of Nebbiolo

  Cluster of nebbiolo grapes, Barolo, Piedmont, Italy Traipsing the Terroir of Nebbiolo   Eric Asimov describes characteristics of Piemont nebbiolos of this fine Italian wine region that you may want to know and taste […]

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Young and sexy italian wine?

How do you sell Italian wine to Italians?

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Picture Italia is back!

As Anna Abbona said to me during our fantastic wine tasting and lunch at Marchesi di Barolo in November, “Diane is back!” ¬†Yes, after some years, the Piedmont project of Picture Italia will be closer […]

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