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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 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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Salentine Sanity – the Wines of Alessandro Carrozzo


The house of Cantina Vitivinicola Carrozzo Alessandro was not known to me until Marina Alaimo published the following beautiful account on the Luciano Pignataro web site: http://www.lucianopignataro.it/a/alessandro-carrozzo-lanima-piu-autentica-dei-vini-salentini/46828/ The description by Marina was so fascinating that I had to try and get … Continue reading

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Savignola Paolina – Tasting Notes – 30 August 2012


At the tasting previously mentioned in my post with tasting notes of Ioppa wines (https://oleudsenwineblog.wordpress.com/2012/09/05/ioppa-tasting-notes-30-august-2012/), Carlo Merolli also showed a mere two wines from famous Chianti Classico producer Savignola Paolina. For those in the know little introduction is necessary, so … 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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