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    Genoa Italy: The Legend of Christopher Columbus and the UNESCO Connection

    … of Genoa. House of Christopher Columbus in Genoa, Italy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Visit the Aquarium in Genoa. Genoa has the largest aquarium in Europe. Elaborate Renaissance and Baroque palaces are located on Via Balbi and Via Garibaldi. Neptune in Genoa Italy Genoa ItalyThe area around the Cathedral of San Lorenzo is medieval, but the 12th…

    1 readers - By Vino Con Vista Italy

    Randall Grahm’s Caviste Volant “The Sisters” 2013

    … Randall Grahm’s Caviste Volant “The Sisters” 2013 Central Coast, CA As celebrated winemaker Randall Grahm remarked on the label for the Sisters, it’s a blend of albarino and riesling grapes, two white wine varietals with quite differing profiles. Huffington Post has a great report up on Grahm’s partnership with, which means…

    5 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell/ Rebecca Gomez Farrell

    Mill River Winery (MA)

    … and other notable wine regions. Who knew?! Not me. Until Mill River Winery’s Plantation red wine honors Rev. Ezekiel Rogers, who organized a company of twenty English families to sail to the New World on the “John of London”. In 1639, “Ezekiel Roger’s Plantation” was settled as the town of Rowley, MA. According to the owners, this wine celebrates…

    6 readers - By Carlo De Vito/ East Coast Wineries

    Weekly Interview: Aurelio Montes

    … essential to produce premium wines, so one must the search for the best terroir to plant each variety. Then, natural winemaking is necessary – no additives or chemical additions – to allow the grapes to express their true nature. I also prefer to craft wines with soft tannins, which invite you to enjoy a second and perhaps a third glass. I believe…

    15 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Duckhorn releases Canvasback Cabernet Sauvignon from Red Mountain

    … to produce a Cabernet Sauvignon. “While our roots are in Napa Valley, we have always had a pioneering spirit,” said Alex Ryan, president and CEO of Duckhorn. “This led us to champion New World Merlot at Duckhorn Vineyards, it took us to the Anderson Valley to make Pinot Noir at Goldeneye, and now it’s brought us to Red Mountain.” The news…

    12 readers - By Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine
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