Italy officially uncorks its Vino Novello (‘New Wine’ – think Beaujolais but Italian style) on the 11th of November, which is coincidentally the ‘festa di St. Martino’
Cantine Aperte in Abruzzo is back on with a bang in 2022 when the very best of Abruzzo’s cantine and wineries fling open their doors on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May and invite wine lovers to come and do some wine tasting
Did you know Atri was name-checked by Pliny as a famous city of wine? A reputation that grew not just from the fabulous grapes that were cultivated in its surrounding foothills close to the Adriatic, but relied on its superb amphorae that used the clay of the calanchi
The results are in with Abruzzo home to the winner of ‘Best Rosé in Italy! The Terzini winery is the winner of this year’s Revelation & Gold Medal (Gran Medaglia d’Oro) for their Rosato 2020
It says Montepulciano d’Abruzzo on the wine bottle’s label and you pop it in your trolley without reading past its title, but how much do you really know about what you’re buying, is it a blend or 100% Montepulciano Nero grape?
Abruzzo’s white grapes, Pecorino, Trebbiano and Passerina are tantalisingly almost ready and the rituals of the grape harvest known locally as the ‘Vendémmia’ is about to begin.
Why wine lovers & Italophiles should jump at the chance for a break at the Abruzzo agriturismo and home of Emidio Pepe, one of Italy’s foremost purveyors of organic wine
Alongside noted Italian journalists & Japanese bloggers it was humbling to receive a ‘Words of Wine’ award as European Blogger for promoting Abruzzo wines