Tag Archive: Sangiovese

Exploring Biodynamic Wine – A Visit To Tenuta Di Valgiano

It seemed like a great idea at the time to traverse the mountains from Pietrasanta to Valgiano in my search for quest to learn more about biodynamic wine. As the weather closed in… Continue reading

Beautiful Brunello Di Montalcino Part Two – A Tasting at Col d’Orcia

It’s been a while, but I’ve finally got a chance to post about some of the wines that I tasted during my visit to Col d’Orcia in October. We were shown around the… Continue reading

Beautiful Brunello di Montalcino – A Visit To Col d’Orcia

I’ve written in these pages before that Brunello di Montalcino is a luxury purchase for me. It’s expensive and much like Barolo, good Brunello takes years of cellaring to realise its true potential… Continue reading

One More Wine. Where Daft Punk Meets Dolcetto!

After some antipasti and an Aperol spritz in Taste of Emilia on Liffey St. last Saturday night, I headed to Bagots Hutton Wine Emporium– a new wine bar which has created some buzz… 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

Tasted at RAW – Tenuta di Valgiano

Update: Read about my April 2013 visit to Tenuta Di Valgiano at this link. Tenuta di Valgiano first came to my attention when a friend of mine who spends a lot of time… Continue reading

Castello di Potentino Pop-Up

I hate the phrase “pop-up restaurant”. To me, pop-up implies here today, gone next week – I don’t think a pop-up should be a way to create interest in a venture which the… Continue reading

Wine Storage and Frescobaldi Montesodi Chianti Rufina

With all the recent kerfuffle over the Spectrum/Vanquish auction in London, it seems appropriate that of late my mind has turned to the issue of provenance. In case you missed it, the Spectrum/Vanquish… Continue reading

Fontodi Flaccianello Della Pieve – Differing Reviews of a Tuscan Collectible

Update: Read about my April 2013 visit to Fontodi here. I like lists. I love Italian wine. So lists about Italian wines are right up my alley. I’ve recently finished reading James Suckling’s… Continue reading