Torbato Spumante Brut from Sardinia, Italy now available in the US

I had the pleasure to assist a wine lunch hosted by Giovanni Pinna a couple of weeks ago winemaker of Sella & Mosca’s. I was glad to try different wines followed by a delicious lunch hosted by  Sella & Mosca’s at restaurant. To warm up the palate a delicious aperitif was provided,  an spumante Torbato…

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#Winegrapes: Norton, a US native wine grape

One of the things I like the most about enjoying wine and visiting wineries is the opportunity to get to know the history and stories behind the grapes, winemakers and wineproducers. I discovered a US native grape through my trip to Virginia and thanksg to @hj068 and @samanthasommelier curiosiy about this grape I found out…

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#winegrapes101 Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc is a  White wine grape variety from the  French wine region Loire Valley  (Loire Valley is also known by the production  of Crémant, the second largest sparkling wine producer in France after Champagne). However, the vigor of this vine is not controlled and currently  is produced outside of Loire,  mainly by  “New World wine producers” such as South…

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Verdejo: a spaniard #winegrape

Verdejo is a uncommon grape type that is almost only grown in Spain. If you like Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio you would like verdejo although is crisped and a bit more acidic. I’ve tried the Marques de Caceres Rueda Verdejo and have to said that the name Rueda proceed from the region where Verdejo…

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Agioritiko: a greek #winegrape

Agiorgitiko is a red Greek wine grape variety that, as of 2012, was the most widely planted red grape variety in Greece, ahead of Xynomavro according to Wikipedia ∞ ∞ Agiorgitiko es una variedad de uva de vinificación griega que, desde 2012, es la variedad de uva roja más cultivada en Grecia, por delante de…

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