Category Archives: Italian Wines

La Gironda and Charlemagne?


What an unlikely place to find traces of the first King of France. Nestled inside the Monferrato hills, the gateway to Langhe of the Piemonte area, La Gironda sits high overlooking apart of the village of Nizza. So what does la … Continue reading

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Sustainable Farming à la Italienne!


A place worth visiting located in the Pordenone Province of Friuli, Principi di Porcia is a 850-hectare Estate of mostly agriculture is planted with 150 hectares of vines making Principi de Porcia one of the oldest farms in Italy. They … Continue reading

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Texas vs the World Tasting of the Sangiovese


I got to participate in the Texas vs. the World Tasting of Sangiovese wines on July 30, 2013. There were wines coming from not only Texas and the USA, but also from

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