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Reportage di BBC World sui vini cinesi
Il nostro collaboratore da Londra, Raul Diaz, in una intervista per la BCC World, parla dei vini cinesi.
Miani going back in time in the future!
Hello WineLovers! I’d like to tell you about my Friulian tour. Last February I organized a three days wine tour for my friend, UK Head Sommelier Andrea Zarbetto. Andrea is a Venetian but loves Friuli Venezia Giulia for its wines. In the three days tour he visited Specogna, Toblar, Butussi, Miani, Adriano Gigante, Villa Russiz, [...]
Spain 24th Annual Tasting
Hello WineLovers! Today I had the pleasure to taste some of my best favorite red wines, finally! Lately I have been drinking a lot of whites. Priorat and Ribera del Duero are my best choices. At the tasting there were a lot of mediocre wines but I could taste Castillo de Perelada, which I visited [...]
Chateau Lafitte 1978
Hello WineLovers! Today I attended the France under one roof tasting. It was all about the French AOCs. I tasted very nice Sancerre, Puilly Fume, Puligny Montrachet, Chassagne Montrachet, Meursault, Chablis and some nice whites from Bordeaux and the Rhone. After the tasting I went to have dinner at Aurelia, Mayfair, and good friend Andrea [...]
The Real Wine Fair
Hello WineLovers! Last Thursday I was having dinner at Dalla Terra with my buddy, Head Sommelier Andrea, and Serena, owner of a fine wines merchant. Giuseppe, Manager at Dalla Terra, proposed to us to go to a wine event on the following Sunday. I accepted! The location, Tobacco Docklands, near Shadwell DLR station did’t look [...]
Dalla Terra Piedmont Tasting
It was a very nice evening at Dalla Terra, Covent Garden. Every Monday, Giuseppe and Francesco hold a wine tasting. They close their enoteca from 5 to 7pm and talk about wines to an exclusive audience. This time was Piedmont! Here is the list of the wines tasted.
Enotria Annual Tasting
Hello WineLovers! Enotria has the biggest portfolio of Italian wines. At this tasting I focused on sparkling wines. It was the challenge between Ferrari, Italy and Taittinger, France. After tasting all the wines of the two wineries I focused on their top wine: Ferrari Giulio Riserva 2001 vs Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs 2000. [...]
Villa Russiz Grand Tasting
Hello WineLovers, I’m very lucky to work for Villa Russiz. Villa Russiz is not an usual winery, it is a charity foundation. Anyways, as part of the staff (I’m the export manager for Uk and China) I was invited to a really interesting dinner. Wine connoisseurs and writers attended the dinner, all the big names [...]
Tasting Swiss Wines in Soho
Hello WineLovers! Walking around Soho I found myself surrounded by St. Valentine’s menus! Still there?????? Ok, then. Why do not celebrate St.Valentine’s Day on a no St. Valentine’s day? This is London anyway! I knew there was a nice little Swiss Restaurant near by. Here it was, St. Moritz. St. Moritz is supposed to be [...]
HallgartenDruitt Annual Tasting
Hello WineLovers! Today I attended this big tasting at the Dorchester. My friend Maira from Collavini invited me. It was a nice surprise. There was a lot of people, it was a very crowded tasting. I focused in New World Wines from Argentina, Australia, New Zeland but I also tried wines from Japan, India and [...]