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Radici del Sud 2014 – Day 4


Our fourth day, Friday 6 June, would feature a morning of producer tastings and an afternoon of the first competition tastings, ending at the Cibus restaurant in Ceglie Messapica with a vertical of Cefalicchio’s Jalal moscato bianco. Another round of … Continue reading

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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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Radici del Sud 2014 – Day 2


Wednesday 4 June marked the beginning of single-producer tastings. There are two sessions in a day, with 15-20 producers at each session. I knew many of them already, but some were new. It was great to reconfirm the excellence of … Continue reading

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2013 Summer Holidays – Campania – Part 3 – Greco di Tufo


This is the third installment of tasting notes from my summer vacation in Southern Italy, as introduced here: https://oleudsenwineblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/01/2013-summer-holidays-intro/ The time had come to taste the lovely white wines of: Greco di Tufo Greco is another ancient grape variety that … Continue reading

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The Whites of Irpinia – Tom Maresca’s latest Post


Tom Maresca is a thoughtful and passionate writer on the wines of Italy. Read his most recent post here. I entirely share his love for the white wines (and reds) of Irpinia, as well as his conviction that this area … Continue reading

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Best Italian Wine Awards


Go check out this site: http://www.biwawards.it/site/ This is a new competition to annually decide which currently available wines are Italy’s 50 best. That must be an incredibly difficult task, and perhaps in reality may not make too much sense vis-à-vis … 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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