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Radici del Sud 2014 – Day 5


Saturday, 7 June: Competition tasting was now in full swing, and “my” jury sat down to a morning of Pugliese rosés and an afternoon of rosés from the rest of southern Italy. Puglia rosés: Puglia is, of course, a great … Continue reading

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Radici del Sud 2012 – Tasting Notes – Azienda Agricola Tarantini


The area around the incredibly interesting Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II’s (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_II,_Holy_Roman_Emperor) not-so-humble hunting lodge/military fortification  Castel del Monte (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/398/) has long hosted vast plantings of nero di troia and bombino nero vines. Wines from the general area were once … 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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