A lesser known appellation: Sauvigny Vergelesses

Located in the small and pretty village of Echevronne, Domaine Lucien Jacob produces this lovely Pinot Noir in the Savigny-lès-Beaune area, which is one of the Burgundy’s more prolific appellations. The Pinot Noirs from this region are similar in style to the reds of Beaune, being neither as elegant as Volnay nor as powerful asContinue reading “A lesser known appellation: Sauvigny Vergelesses”

𝓘𝓫𝓫𝓲𝓪𝓷𝓬𝓸, 𝓒𝓪𝓼𝓪𝓷𝓸𝓿𝓪 𝓭𝓲 𝓝𝓮𝓻𝓲

The white wine you probably don’t expect When someone says Casanova di Neri your first thought is: “Brunello si Montalcino”. And it couldn’t be any different, obviously 🤤But little did I know, when I visited them last year, that I would also discover a beautiful white wine that would make me smile at every sip!Continue reading “𝓘𝓫𝓫𝓲𝓪𝓷𝓬𝓸, 𝓒𝓪𝓼𝓪𝓷𝓸𝓿𝓪 𝓭𝓲 𝓝𝓮𝓻𝓲”

Trabener Kräuterhaus Auslese, Markus Molitor 1989: what a wine!

As many of you already know, I have a bit (just a small tiny bit) of a thing for Riesling, especially for those coming from Mosel 🇩🇪.Rieslings are capable of ageing for very long periods in time and when you’re lucky enough to get to taste them, it’s always a mind blowing experience!This 1989 @weingut_markusmolitorContinue reading “Trabener Kräuterhaus Auslese, Markus Molitor 1989: what a wine!”

Sunday with Antonio Panigada

Sunday Funday with a wine I loved from sip one!🍾 Colline del Milanese Bianco 2021 di Banino di Antonio Panigada!🍇 riesling 40%,sauvignon, 30%,chardonnay 30%🥂 lemon 🍋 color, intense nose of lemon juice, green apple and flowers. On the palate is medium (+) bodied, with a high acidity and a great minerality, showing flavors of scotchContinue reading “Sunday with Antonio Panigada”

The Winey Soul goes to Lake Garda

July tickled us with a super sunny weekend last week and finally summer has arrived. And it is just perfect, especially when I mean to write an article about those gorgeous rosè wines that would flood our glasses as soon as the first rays of spring weather start showing u!I know what you’re thinking rightContinue reading “The Winey Soul goes to Lake Garda”

Skin Contact

It’s harvest time and summer is gone leaving the pace to autumn. No, I’m not excited about autumn arriving at all with its cold temperatures and the following winter, but about harvest… yes I am! It reminds me a lot of when I was a child and grandpa used to harvest his vines of “uvaContinue reading “Skin Contact”

Choices: my time for reds!

There comes a time in everyone’s life when you need to make choices. Regardless of how important they are or what they are about, they always take you out of your comfort zone. Sometimes we indulge in situations – even when we don’t like them too much – just because we’re too afraid (or lazy,Continue reading “Choices: my time for reds!”

Grow baby, grow!

July has arrived and these long, warm, sunny days are a real energy boost: summer has always been my favourite season among all, even when temperatures rise up to sticky 40°. I love the feeling of the burning sand under your feet and the salty aftertaste of the sea when you go swim, or walkingContinue reading “Grow baby, grow!”