Tag Archive: Chianti Classico

Winegeekery In Panzano With The Aid Of Alessandro Masnaghetti

Winegeekery – noun; obsessive interest in or enthusiasm for wine. Ever one to indulge in a bit of winegeekery, after a morning espresso in the cafe on the main square in Panzano, I… Continue reading

The Vine Inspiration Gets A Makeover

Having returned from a two week trip to Italy where lots of good wine was consumed, The Vine Inspiration is getting a bit of a makeover. The reason for the makeover is really… Continue reading

Liberty Premium Tuscan Wine Tasting – Return To My First Love

Tuscan wines were my first love. Everyone has one, the bottle that once you taste it makes you realise that much of the wine you’ve been drinking previously was mere plonk and this… Continue reading

Liberty Wines 2012 Portfolio Tasting – Part 2

Last week, I wrote the first part of my blog about some interesting wines from the recent Liberty Wines tasting in Dublin. This week, I’m going to present the final part of my… Continue reading

Tuscan Wine Evening in Ballymaloe House

Last week, I attended a “Wines of Tuscany” Winemaker’s Dinner and New Season Tuscan Olive Oil tasting at Ballymaloe House. The winemakers present on the evening were Beatrice Contini Bonacossi of Capezzana and… Continue reading