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    On Spaghetti Westerns and Brunello. @michaelnemcik

    … years of age, this wine can actually still be purchased! Contact your local wine shop and ask them to order it from Palm Bay Imports. It’s not often we get a chance to drink wines like this, at the quintessential moment in their life-cycles. This one is cellar-aged to absolute perfection! Like this: Like Loading... Related…

    2 readers - By Joanie Karapetian/ Italian Wine Geek

    I say take no thought of the harvest…

    …… but only of proper sowing. (T.S. Eliot) Ripe Prünent grapes waiting for harvest at Cantina Garrone. These powerful words by T.S. Eliot remind us that in these frantic, labor-intensive days of harvest, and through these sleepless nights and anxious moments waiting for the right weather, the right temperature, the exact moment of ripeness- the real…

    6 readers - By Joanie Karapetian/ Italian Wine Geek

    St. Matthias “Friends of the Grape” and “Friends of Craft Beer” Festival 2014 in Chicago

    … N. Claremont, St. Matthias Friends of the Grape Festival 2012 in Chicago Tagged: Chicago, Drink, Food, Friends of the Grape 2014 at St. Matthias Parish in Chicago, Grape, Grape juice, harvest, Harvest (wine), Jesus, Lincoln Square, Lincoln Square Wine Festival, Recreation, Ripeness in viticulture, Saint Matthias, St. Matthias Friends of the Grape Festival 2011, St. Matthias Friends of the Grape Festival 2012 in Chicago, St. Matthias Friends of the Grape Festival 2013 in Chicago, Stomp, Wine, Winemaking…

    4 readers - By Vino Con Vista Italy

    Kings of the Carso. @winestories

    …Friends of mine are going to the Carso soon. I am ecstatic for them because, even as this is a place I have not yet seen in person, I feel like I know it already. There will be a stiff breeze from the Adriatic and an electric, razor-sharp quality to the sunlight here. There will be lots of wine, cured pork, lovely cheeses. Bright red soil crunching…

    1 readers - By Joanie Karapetian/ Italian Wine Geek