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Friuli Beyond White and Orange: Discovering Reds like Schioppettino, Pignolo, Refosco

By Talia Baiocchi Originally published in Palate Press: The online wine magazine In every wine region there is at least one wine that manages capture one’s personal impressions of that region—its colors, smells, and the energy of the place. Sometimes, as I touched on a couple months ago on this website, the most visceral wines [...]

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Spritz, A Cocktail for thenItalian Lifestyle

By Elisabetta Tosi Originally published in Palate Press: The online wine magazine “How about a drink?” “Yes please, a Spritz!” is the response of 100% of the students in the ancient university city of Padua, in northern Italy. The Spritz is in fact the favorite drink not only of the young people from here in [...]

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Grand Cru Chablis

Grand Cru Chablis tasting, London by Richard M James Or “more posh Chablis” as an alternative title (that link subtly goes to a piece on my blog reviewing a few tasty Marks & Spencer Chablis back in December). I’ve selected my two or three favourites below from each of the 14 producers who aired their wares at [...]

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Soave: How a Wine Re-invents Itself for US Consumers

by Elisabetta Tosi Originally posted in Palate Press: The online wine magazine In Italian, soave means kind, smooth, appealing. “Soave is like the color blue for clothes: a classic. You can pair it with almost everything.” An old winemaker told me this years ago, and I never forgot it. However, in spite of this belief, [...]

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The Rise of Rocky Mountain Riesling

by David Mark Brown Originally published in Palate Press: The online wine magazine Most Riesling connoisseurs have long considered Germany, specifically the Mosel Valley, as the varietal’s rightful throne. This is probably still true. The Mosel Valley’s unique, steep slopes of sun-absorbing slate have allowed the cool climate of Central-Western Germany to create ideal Riesling wines [...]

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Wine Pairing Recipes: Seafood Medley Stew

By Joe Power Originally published in Palate Press: The online wine magazine There are many regional variations on seafood stew. It depends on where you are; but if you are near the sea there is some local delicacy similar to the one described below. In Italy it is Cioppino. France has Bouillabaisse and the Spanish [...]

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