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Wine Discoveries: Summer Wine Bargains from Italy, France & Uruguay

Planet Wine Shop, my local wine go to in Alexandria, had a great tasting for their usual Wine Wednesday...Summer Wine Bargains. I don't know about you but I tend to go through more wine  in the summer (it's hot and I love sitting on the balcony at sunset), so it helps to discover great wines [...]

Fancy Food Show Wine Discoveries: Italy

The last wine discovery from this year's Fancy Food Show in DC was an Italian gem in Puglia, Tenute Girolamo. They were the perfect find as I was hosting #Winechat the following evening on Puglia, the heel of Italy's boot and one of my favorite wine regions. Tenute Girolamo is located in the Valle d'Itria between the [...]

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 [...]

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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Tonight’s #Winechat Wines are Open!

I'm guesting hosting #Winechat tonight on Twitter at 9pmET. We're sipping and discussing Puglia, Italy. Here are the five bottles I have for the evening to compare and contrast. 3 wines from Tenute Girolamo not yet in U.S. ...Capo di Gallo Fiano, Negroamaro & Primitivo Tenute Rubino Saturnino Rosato Negroamaro 2010 Tormaresca Neprica Tomorrow I'll [...]