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#winelover… what is it?

Since we started our #winelover’s group on Facebook on Valentine’s Day this year, many people have asked us this question: “What is this #winelover thing?” We have been trying to answer this question the best that we can, but the truth is… “the thing (it)” is developing in way that we never envisioned… “It” has […]

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#portday – 100 top quotes by Peter Lanberg (1-20)

Good Port is a necessity of life for me.Port makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say it makes him more pleasing to others. My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Port. When there is plenty of Port, sorrow and worry take wing. In victory, you deserve […]

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Authentic Wine – Question of the Day 01/02/2012

  A couple of days ago I posted the article about  Jamie Goode and Sam Harrop MW‘s book “Authentic Wine” This is such a fascinating topic to me that I decided to start asking questions to grab as many opinions as I can. Here is the first one: Is terroir a partnership between the site […]

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It’s a grape VARIETY, for heaven’s sake!!!

This past week, while touring the wineries and vineyards of the Republic of Georgia with some other wine professionals of the US, I confirmed what I already knew: People (even “wine people”) are constantly saying “it’s a grape varietal”, when what they really mean is “it’s a grape variety” (a term that actually refers to […]

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San Patrignano – What a wonderful story

After Vinitaly, we had the opportunity to visit San Patrignano*, located near Rimini in Emilia Romagna.  And what a touching and memorable experience we had…Trying to express in a few words what I saw (and felt) during the few hours that I spent there was not going to be an easy task, but I got […]

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