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Island Holiday in a Bottle: More Greek Wine Discoveries

Greek wine transports me back to my trips to Greece’s many beautiful spots from Athens to the Islands. I think that’s why I love them! So it’s very exciting to see Greek wine showing up in wine stores and restaurants more and more. Planet Wine, my local wine shop in Alexandria, is putting a full […]

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Tour of Italian Wine

A Tour of Italy was the theme for our Fine Wine Divas February event and Acqua al 2 in DC, my favorite Italian restaurant here and in Florence, was the perfect spot for it. Italy, which is slightly smaller than the state of California, is one HUGE vineyard, stretching from Piedmont in the north to Sicily […]

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Fancy Food Show Wine Discoveries: Greece

As mentioned in my last article, I discovered some great wines from Greece and Italy at the Fancy Food Show in DC. The second Greek discovery was Sokos Wines. Sokos Wines is located in central Greece on the north slopes of the Kitheronas mountain at Erythres. In the caves of this mythical mountain Kitheronas, it is said Zeus […]

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Fancy Food Show Wine Discoveries: Greece

Last week attending the Fancy Food Show in DC (North America’s largest specialty food & beverage event with 180,000 products and 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries), I headed right to the International area, Europe to be exact. I knew if there was wine to be found, it would be there. First stop: Greece. Success! I discovered […]

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Puglia, Italy on #Winechat

On last night’s Twitter #Winechat (join each Wednesday at 9pm ET), I guest hosted with a focus on Puglia. The heel of Italy’s boot is a very interesting wine region, one I discovered last summer on our week long visit. Following are the wines I opened for last night’s wine chat, facts and details I […]

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