Barolo bliss: how I got lost, knocked on a door and there was a 1988 being poured.
Franco Biondi Santi dies. A personal tribute for Italy’s greatest wine aristocrat.
Day 3 of Brunello visits, including two monumental wines: 1998 and 1995 Poggio al Vento from Col d’Orcia.
Visiting the top Brunello estates with Tim Atkin MW: quick summary & photos.
After years of patient progress, Vernaccia di San Gimignano is now one of Italy’s best white wines.
Chianti DOCG: 110 million bottles and almost as many issues.
Happy New Year! Thank you for your readership. Summary of some good wines, and resolutions for 2013.
Sicily vineyard tour day 1: Etna trek, clashing with lava, and enjoying a good Grenache.
Made to impress, they do. But I prefer the Cabernet Franc to the Merlot.
Orange wine works great with goose; world-class Merlot from Italy.