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Radici del Sud 2014 – Day 3


The third day, Thursday 5 July, was also dedicated entirely to producer meetings. Again, a lovely mixture of old acquaintances and new discoveries. Among the “old friends” I particularly noted the following: Tenuta Monaci/Severino Garofano were in fine form, as … Continue reading

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2013 Summer Holidays – Campania – Part 4 – Aglianico del Vulture


This is the fourth installment of tasting notes from my 2013 summer vacation in Southern Italy, as introduced here: https://oleudsenwineblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/01/2013-summer-holidays-intro/ The time had now come for the tasting of the noble aglianico wines from the slopes of extinct volcano Monte … Continue reading

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Radici Del Sud 2013 – Impressions and Results


On 5 – 9 June this year, the 2013 version of Radici del Sud took place at the lovely Masseria Caselli resort near Carovigno in Apulia. For reasons of spreading the good word about the wines of the South, Nicola … Continue reading

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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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Radici del Sud 2012 – Impressions and Results


I had the great pleasure and honour of being invited as an expert judge for the seventh edition of the Radici del Sud wine festival, which took place at the formidable Borgo Egnazia resort (http://www.borgoegnazia.com/#/en/) in Savelletri di Fasano, Apulia, from … Continue reading

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