5 New Year's Resolutions for Drinking Better in 2017


I know what you’re thinking. “Aren’t New Years resolutions about making more healthy choices?” Well, yes, they are.  So here are 5 New Year&rsqu... READ MORE


[QUIZ] What Kind of Italian Wine are You?


Are you a Chianti, or more like a Barolo? Maybe you're bubbly and a party animal, like a Prosecco. Or perhaps you're sweet, like a Moscato. Find out what kind of Italian Wi... READ MORE


Pairing Italian Wines with your Holiday Meals


Here they come. If you’re like me, you have a throng of friends or family coming over for the holidays. You've probably already picked out what you're serving for your Big Meal.  Now it's time f... READ MORE

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Ordering wine from Italian vineyard

In Forum "Getting your Wine Home from Italy" (2 replies)
By Sun13, Posted about 4 months ago

Hi Michael, Just found your site and have really enjoyed reading it. I'm interested in finding out if the LEO – parzialmente Azienda Wine from the Azienda Agraria Guerrieri vineyard in S… READ MORE


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Official Maps of Barolo, Barbaresco, Diano d’Alba regions

In Forum "Wine Resources" (8 replies)
By Michael Horne, Posted about 6 months ago

The Italian consortium responsible for managing the many DOC and DOCG zones in Piemonte have been painstakingly defining and creating official topographical maps of the Barolo, Barbaresco and Dia… READ MORE


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Chianti winery tour suggestions if staying overnight in Chianti

In Forum "Itineraries for Wine Lovers" (new topic)
By Pastalover, Posted about 7 months ago

This September, my husband and I will be staying at the Hotel Palazzo Squarcialupi, located in Castellina, Chianti. We will have a car. Most of the winery tours leave from Florence or Siena. Is it… READ MORE