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Wines of Emilia Romagna and Umbria, Italy

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremail Emilia Romagna The farthest North in Central Italy finds Emilia Romagna.  Bordering Lombardy to the north and Tuscany to the south, Emilia Romagna is the food capital of Italy blessed with moderate climate and topography. ...

Wines of Veneto, Italy

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailItaly’s most northernly wine region, the Tre Venezie is divided into 3 major sub-regions: Tretino-Alto Adige, Fruili-Venezia Giulia and Veneto.  Neighboring Lombardy to the West, the Tre Venezie is scattered with steep terrains and deep valleys,...

Wines of Lombardia, Italy

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailWedged between Piedmont and the Tre Venezie, Lombardia locates in the center of Italy Northern wine region. Bordering Switzerland to the north and Emilia-Romagna to the south, it is also one of Italy’s most important wine...

Wines of Piedmont, Italy

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailWine making in Piedmont has been around for centuries, however often overshadowed in popularity by Tuscany wine.  Locates in the far northwest corner of Italy, with its back against the Alps bordering France.  The rain shadow...

Excuse me! Wine, may I have your numbers? how many acres, vines, tons, barrels, bottles and glasses.

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailBefore you ask for Wine’s numbers, at least make sure it is old enough. When a vine is planted into the ground, any fruit buds in the first three years will be cut away.  This will...

Classic pairings: Vieiras al horno, baked scallops with Penedes Cava, Spanish Sparkling.

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailWelcome to the land of contrasts, Penedes is a small region locating within Catalonia community in Northeast Spain.  On one side, its close proximity to the Mediterranean sea brings in much of the coastal influence while...

Reserve, Riserva and Reserva, what do they really mean?

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailSince the invention of glass bottles and corks, winemaker realized that aging wine improved its flavors and texture.  Almost anywhere in the world, wineries often sort their grapes from more than one vineyard, due to variation...