Category Archives: Marche

A major birthday celebration


The bunch of wine fanatics that I hang out with normally has a schedule of 3-4 get-togethers every year, but whenever one of our number has a special birthday we gather out of order, as it were. In January of … Continue reading

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The Annual Pilgrimage


It has been a good while since I last posted on this blog. That has been mostly due to higher priorities, such as family and work, which, however, in no way have prevented me from partaking of the great things in life. I … Continue reading

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Decanter feature on native Italian varieties


Just wanted to alert you to this interesting post on the Decanter web site by Ian d’Agata: http://www.decanter.com/wine/labels/34131/slideshow/0/10-native-italian-varieties-worth-seeking-out?dec#index=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.decanter.com%2Fwine%2Flabels%2F34131%2Fslideshow%2F0%2F10-native-italian-varieties-worth-seeking-out%23slideshow One can always discuss his selection, but he had to find 10 only, and there are a couple of my own favourites … Continue reading

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