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Nebbiolo ageability – Tom Maresca’s new post


Lovely and thought-provoking post by Tom Maresca here: http://ubriaco.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/nebbiolo-rules/ Tom concludes that there is a continuity and lineage of style across the years and thus across the “old” and “more recent” divide, meaning that the changes that have taken place … 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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Sentimental Fool


I have a confession to make: I am a sentimental fool. I mostly think of myself as a very unromantic, straightforward, no-bullshit person, with few illusions about myself or the world. But this is quite likely a total illusion, for … Continue reading

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Ioppa – Tasting Notes – 30 August 2012


On 30 August 2012 Carlo Merolli, old friend of mine and the most important importer of Italian wine to Denmark during the past 35 years, had invited for a tasting at the fantastically sited Italian restaurant La Vela, literally 10 … Continue reading

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My Wine Week in Review – Week of 2 – 8 July 2012


You will have to put up with another slightly long post, but this has been one of the better weeks in vinous terms; but then it is always thus when my old wine pals and I get together for one … Continue reading

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