Breaking Down Italian Wine

Often when I’m out at dinner and am the one who is handed the wine list.  “You know what to get, you pick” No pressure at all, although most of the time I know what everyone will like.  Once everyone takes their first sip and […]

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Amarone: Worth the Spend

You’ve seen it on the wine list at fancy restaurants but you’ve never tried it because you have no idea what the hell it is and it’s out of your budget. Am I right? I was there too, but Amarone is a wine not to […]

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Moldova: Land of Wine

You may not know much about Moldova, I didn’t even know it existed until about 6 years ago when I had a manager from the country, but it wasn’t until the last year that I discovered it’s wine heritage.  Okay, I’ll be honest, I was […]

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A Day in Bologna

I made an “Italy Bucket List” before we left for our stay in Florence, covering the basics – Rome, Venice, Cinque Terre, etc.  Yet for some reason Bologna did not cross my mind to make the list. As we are sitting in our apartment last […]

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