Category: Italy

November 16, 2020
Lugana Wine: Italy's Alternative White

Italy does not have one ruling white or red grape. In fact, Italy is home to over 1,000 indigenous varieties, […]

October 5, 2020
Ricasoli: Classic Chianti Classico Wine

In January I had the privilege to participate in the WineStudio program featuring Chianti Classico wine from Ricasoli 1141. WineStudio […]

September 30, 2020
Fontanafredda: The Beauty of Langhe Nebbiolo

The history of Fontanafredda (and Langhe Nebbiolo) is a noble one and began in 1858 after the unification of Italy, […]

August 10, 2020
Travaglini Gattinara: A Commitment to Nebbiolo

  Driven by a passion for exceptional Nebbiolo, the Travaglini family has been producing remarkable, limited-production wines from their estate […]

July 25, 2019
Discovering Italy: The Wines of Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna is known as the stomach of Italy. Why? Because so many famous foods are from the region including Proscuitto […]

May 10, 2019
Sella & Mosca: Simply Sardinia

In my wine journeys, I have the opportunity to experience fabulous wines and attend events where I get to taste […]

March 26, 2019
Spotlight: Salice Salentino

Within Puglia (the heel of the boot) lies Salice Salentino, the very bottom tip of the heel. Founded in 2003, […]

March 5, 2019
Planeta: An Exploration of Nero d’Avola

More and more people are talking about Italian wine. Italy’s rustic and interesting wines appear to be on an increasing […]

February 26, 2019
Celebrating Puglia: Land of Eternal Sunshine

Taste of Italy is LA’s premiere food and wine event with authentic Italian food, wine, and entertainment to benefit the Italian American […]

August 21, 2018
An Italian Afternoon with Doctor Wine & Drago Centro

Daniele Cernilli aka “Doctor Wine” recently came to Los Angeles for a stellar wine tasting and pairing with the food […]

July 17, 2018
The Wines of Custoza, Italy

In March I attended the Tre Bicchieri tasting event in Los Angeles put on by Gambero Rosso. Gambero Rosso is a multimedia brand […]

May 18, 2018
Velenosi Winery: Success in Central Italy

In the 60s and 70s, there was an economic boom in Italy. Many people who lived in more rural areas moved to the cities to take advantage of new opportunities. In the 80s, the country then had to incentivize people to move back to those areas and take control of farms and vineyards.

April 5, 2018
That's Amore: Pizza Night in LA

While there are many things currently dividing the country, there is one thing that the majority of us can agree […]

February 26, 2018
#WineStudio Nino Franco

Everyone knows that Prosecco is on fire……did somebody say brunch? Last week I shared about a quality-level Prosecco worth exploring with my piece: Prosecco….Not Just for Mimosas.

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February 18, 2018
Prosecco: Not Just for Mimosas

When I was in college in my 20s, day drinking wasn’t what it is now. This was before Sunday Brunch […]

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