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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#WineReview Stone Hill Towers #Rosé 2016

I visited Sunset Hills Vineyards in Londoun County, Virginia as a recommendation from a friend. They have a large selection of sweet wines, but since I am more into dry and semi-sweet we did a tasting that included the limited selection of dry and semi-dry. I have to say this Rosé made out of Chambourcin…

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Summer is here! how do you feel at the midpoint of the year?

The summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and winter in the south is approaching, how do you feel at the midpoint of the year? Do you want to achieve something in particular the rest of the year? I really want to learn more about wines so I am considering about doing a WSET course, but…

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Are you a wine-clinking enthusiast?

Are you a wine-clinking enthusiast? Are you the one that goes clinking around the table to all the diners? I have to admit I like to clink! It’s a tradition to say ‘Cheers’ and then try to reach all the diners in the table to share the moment even those who are in the corner.…

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