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Vegan Sobrasada – just the best!

Vegan Sobrasada – just the best!

I found this super tasty recipe last year when planning food for our Spanish wines tasting.  I was looking for meat-free appetizers and this inspired version of a Spanish classic was just perfect! I would suggest you visit the original page of  Six Hungry Feet where...

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Sunny Organic Wine: Sonnenmulde!

Sunny Organic Wine: Sonnenmulde!

Do you believe in chance encounters?  I certainly do! At the organic wine fair in Montpellier, last March, on my final day I decided to venture into the Enoteca, an open area with plenty of tables laid out with long lines of bottles. Visitors can browse the one or two...

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Enchanted by Lake Garda

Enchanted by Lake Garda

Enchanted by Lake Garda  Pasini San Giovanni celebrated their 60th anniversary in 2018.  You can find their stunning organic winery in the hills that face Lake Garda, in the heart of Valtènesi, a land cultivated since prehistoric times.   This northernmost territory...

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Written in the Stars: Aglianico

Written in the Stars: Aglianico

You may have heard one of us telling the story that my sister Cecilia and her husband Fabrizio were the inspiration behind our wine-importing business a long time ago.  It was just before the year 2000, at the time they were making wine in Tuscany, a fantastic Vino...

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Vini di Roma – Roman Wines

Vini di Roma – Roman Wines

Did you know that Italy has a wider selection of wines than anywhere else in the world?  While it is claimed that there may be up to 2000 varieties, (WINE GEEK ARTICLE) there are officially 605 unique grapes used to make the wines found throughout the Italian...

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Pinot Nero and All That Jazz

Pinot Nero and All That Jazz

When a producer tells you they have decided to declassify a particular vintage of Pinot Nero, you know they mean business! If winemakers are unhappy with their wine, or grapes - and if they have integrity - they will “declassify” it.  This means that they will not use...

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