Wines of the family Velenosi #winesofmarche #italianwines

I have to tell you all about this amazing lunch we just had at Osteria Morinini and Velenosi Family Wines. Velenosi is  located on the outskirts of the town of Ascoli Piceno, in the Marche region of  Central Italy. A bit of their history: Beginning 30 years ago with limited resources and minimal experience, the…

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#WineReview Vino Rosado de @bodegalaus #AromasdelSomontano

Who said that rosé wines are only for summer? We have to change that! That’s why I tried this rosé wine from  Bodega Laus this fall in New York, but I didn’t chill it as I usually chill the rosés I enjoy during summer. I chilled only to it to 18C/ 63 F. See the tasting…

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International Grenache Day 2018

To celebrate this day please see below some of the recommendations I have for you of Grenache wines. These are my favorites from the grand tasting that I participated last Wednesday September 19,2018 hosted by Wines Of Garnacha : Rosé: Domaine LaFage La Grande Cuvée 2017 $25.00 AOP Côtes de Rousion Red: Bodegas San Valero…

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Bodega Laus

I have a lot to tell you about my trip to Greece but before that, I want to share with you about the Spanish winery Laus. As I mentioned in my post on Instagram Bodega Laus is a winery located in Huesca, North of Spain bordering France. It is a relatively new winery since it…

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What do you think about canned-wines?

Canned-Wines are definetely a tendency in the wine industry, what do you think about them? On the one hand I have found a group of winelovers that support the idea of using aluminum instead of glass bottles as is better for the environment. I have also found that locally,  in New York including the Hudson…

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Geography of Wine

(Español vea abajo ) “Why does a Chablis from France, made from the Chardonnay grape, have a steely, minerally, austere taste while a California Chardonnay often has a fruit forward nose with hints of vanilla spice? Or even more importantly, why do American wines have the grape variety prominently displayed on the label, while European…

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