Category Archives: Italy

Mondovino in Piazza Maggiore

Mondovino. The film generates opinions from across the spectrum, some with unwavering accolades for the American film maker, Jonathan Nossiter, and others viewing his documentary as a witch hunt. In essence, the film pits small wine producers against the big boys, the Robert … Continue reading

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I Decided to Bottle in Barriques – Part Two

Here we are. Vacation over. Wine to be bottled after six months of aging in barrels. Vanilla excessive. Solution. I blended 10 liters of the same wine that, in the same period, aged in glass containers. The hope is that … Continue reading

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Caparsa Winery – Paolo Cianferoni

(Paolo in the vineyards of The Twins – Photo by Enrico Pacciani) The True Heritage of Radda in Chianti is in Good Hands The turnout has been constant for the past year to the point of not being particularly reliable. … Continue reading

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Welcome EnoClub Siena!

Davide Bonucci, Founder EnoClub Siena    http://enoclubsiena.blogspot.com We’re happy to have EnoClub Siena as a guest contributor for their commentary and expertise on wine from the Tuscany region. EnoClub Siena was formed in 2010 as a private, non-profit voluntary organization. Members come … Continue reading

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The Last Cry (L’Ultimo Pianto)

A few days ago I returned from a short Italian sojourn to visit my family. With regard to my previous article of experimenting the bottling our wine, my brother and I tasted some samples, and decided to extend the period … Continue reading

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Will The Real Lambrusco Please Stand Up?

Smack in the heart of the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy lies the city of Modena. Known as the balsamic vinegar capital of the world,  Modena conjures up thoughts of fabulous Aceta Balsamico…that elixir that we sop up with bread, pour abundantly on salads, and … Continue reading

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Two Buck Chuck – Italian Style

One of the best things about living in another country for a few months is the sense of community one gets to experience, if only as a short-timer. Within a few weeks you start recognizing (and being recognized) by people … Continue reading

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I decided to bottle: In barriques!

(English translation of original Italian post by Enrico Nera, ParliamoDiVino) During my visit in Italy, I decided, with my brother, to try to bottle wine that my father has stubbornly produced for years. The wine is made from Cesanese grapes, … Continue reading

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Did you say Italiano?

We’re happy to welcome Enrico Nera at ParliamoDiVino.com as one of WineTrekkerTV’s guest columnists! It will be our FIRST column in Italiano!  So for those of you who would like to read about wine in your native tongue, this is … Continue reading

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Ho deciso di imbottigliare: in barrique!

Durante il soggiorno in Italia ho deciso, insieme a mio fratello, di provare ad imbottigliare finalmente il vino che mio padre produce testardamente ormai da anni. Il vino è stato prodotto a partire da uve di cesanese comune con un … Continue reading

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