Tag Archive: Monte Bernardi

What a Fiasco! Monteraponi and Monte Bernardi Go Retro!

For many people, Chianti is simply a fiasco. It just depends whether you are talking about the traditional straw bottle baskets used as candle holders in dodgy pizzerias or the confusion that reigns amongst many wine drinkers trying to figure… Continue reading

Growing My Italian Wine Collection

Earlier this year I read a very interesting series of articles from Alfonso Cevola on his blog “On The Wine Trail In Italy” about his own personal strategies for collecting Italian wine. Ostensibly… Continue reading

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