$$$$$$$$$ I read an article a few days ago about how some Italian wines are now among the world’s most expensive. Titled “The World’s Most Valuable Italian Wines,” this brief article (actually, a lengthy paragraph) details how a relatively few Italian wines now rank very high on the list of the world’s most expensive wines. … Continue reading Sending the wrong message
Beyond Barolo and Brunello: Italy’s Most Distinctive Wines, my first book on Italian wines has been published. I wrote this book to share my knowledge and insight of Italian wines after more than 50 trips to Italian wine regions over the past 12 years (I returned yesterday from my 56th trip). Too often people have … Continue reading My Book is Published!
Like many of you, I’m counting on the number 13 – 2013 – to be a lucky number for me. As I’m someone who believes that you make your own luck, I’m brimming with confidence these days, as my first book on Italian wines (front and back cover above) is about to be released … Continue reading A Great New Year!
T Tazzelenghe Red variety of Friuli with harsh tannins that inspired its unique name, translated as “cutting the tongue.” Teroldego Red variety of Trentino with deep color, ripe berrry fruit and good acidity. Timorasso High acid white variety of Piemonte. Often used in the production of grappa, though a few producers – most … Continue reading Italian Varieties – T to Z