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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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Long Island Wine Escape

New York’s hot, muggy weather required some quick thinking to escape the heat. The obvious suggestion was a trip to Long Island’s wine country. Never mind that it wasn’t cooler upon arrival, but sipping cold whites somehow made the weather more tolerable. Long Island’s wine region … Continue reading

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To the End of the Earth… and Back

I didn’t say it, the Yoopers did. You know, Yoopers….the affectionate name given to the folks of the Upper Peninsula in Michigan. UPers = Yoopers. If the slogan can be found on bumper stickers and refrigerator magnets, it must be … Continue reading

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I-Do-Declare, Tennessee!

Driving east from Texas, I crossed through Arkansas and into Memphis, Tennessee with the great Mississippi River as it’s border. Although it didn’t resemble the Mississippi of Tom Sawyer and paddle boats, it was still the Mississippi, and cool for this west … 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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Vin Santo in Chianti

To arrive at Villa Spoiano any other way would have been anticlimactic.  In the dark, clunking my luggage over wet, muddy rocks down the road to what I hope is the Villa. After stopping to adjust the laptop bag falling … Continue reading

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European Wine Bloggers Conference

The European Wine Bloggers Conference in Vienna just wrapped up, and gave us the opportunity to learn more about the wines of Austria…..along with tons of information on new technology and social media.  Some of us needing more in that … Continue reading

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Quote From Antiquity

“Who can entertain a doubt that some kinds of wine are more agreeable to the palate than others, or that even out of the very same vat there are occasionally produced wines that are by no means of equal goodness, … Continue reading

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Welcome to WineTrekkerTV

We are off to the races getting episodes, and new features added to the website.  Please bear with us as we trek, film, edit, upload, and launch this new endeavor.  Although it may not seem very trekkerish, we will begin … Continue reading

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