Monthly Archives: September 2019

  1. Andrea Cecchi on 125+ Years of Entrepreneurial Spirit at Famiglia Cecchi Winery

    Andrea Cecchi on 125+ Years of Entrepreneurial Spirit at Famiglia Cecchi Winery

    "Our goal is to give birth to wines with soul and personality, with different characteristics due to the weather, the exposure, the soil." Andrea Cecchi, fourth generation winemaker.
  2. Treasure of the Dolomites: Trentodoc Bubblies With a Sense of Place; a Racy Wine Named Ferrari

    Treasure of the Dolomites: Trentodoc Bubblies With a Sense of Place; a Racy Wine Named Ferrari

    "Restaurant owner Roberto Anesi, who is from the region and was named Best Sommelier in Italy in 2017, told us that a hallmark of Trentodoc wines is 'electric acidity with great ripeness,' which we humbly thought is right on target." Dorothy J. Gaiter & John Brecher
  3. Through a Glass Darkly: Confronting the Nazi Legacy of Dr. Zweigelt and the Impact on Growers of Austria’s Most Popular Red Wine Grape

    Through a Glass Darkly: Confronting the Nazi Legacy of Dr. Zweigelt and the Impact on Growers of Austria’s Most Popular Red Wine Grape

    Recent research has proven that Dr. Friedrich Zweigelt, a crucial contributor to Austrian viticulture and after whom the Zweigelt grape was named, was an early, active, and enthusiastic Nazi.
  4. Of Folding Chairs and Building Your Own: Blacks Gain Seats at The Wine Table

    Of Folding Chairs and Building Your Own: Blacks Gain Seats at The Wine Table

    "When you don’t see anyone that looks like you doing something you might be interested in doing, then one tends to think that it’s not for you." -André Hueston Mack
  5. Talking Dirt With Christopher Howell of Cain Vineyard & Winery

    Talking Dirt With Christopher Howell of Cain Vineyard & Winery

    "I would like people to think more about the core issue of the garden, the dirt, and how wine transcends the variety it's made from." Christopher Howell
  6. Lucas Payà, From El Bulli Sommelier to Lustau Brand Educator, on Spreading the Word About Sherry, Spain's Most Unique Wine

    Lucas Payà, From El Bulli Sommelier to Lustau Brand Educator, on Spreading the Word About Sherry, Spain's Most Unique Wine

    "I don’t personally push anyone to drink more sherry, instead, I tell them how good these wines are. At elBulli restaurant, all guests were recommended to have a glass of dry sherry to start off their gastro-journeys." Lucas Payà
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