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Montepulciano, Wine Town

The land of Southern Tuscany is one of quintessential hilltowns, grape vines, olive trees and big Tuscan red wines. Montepulciano is my favorite town to explore! The walled town on a high ridge thrived in the 16th century and is full of Renaissance palazzo like Piazza Grande lined with the town’s unfinished Duomo. We arrived […]

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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: Italy

I made some great wine discoveries from Greece and Italy at the DC Fancy Food Show. The first Italian discovery was Tenuta i Fauri from the Abruzzo region. This winery is in the Chieti province in Abruzzo’s center. Their thirty-five hectares of vineyards sit among hills that drop to the sea. Photos on their site are gorgeous […]

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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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Red

Red Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon Gamay Merlot Montepulciano Negroamaro Petit Verdot Pinot Noir Primitivo Sagrantino Sangiovese Syrah Zinfandel

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