Tag Archives: Prosecco

Italian Wine & Halloween Candy Pairing!

Halloween and candy isn’t just for kids.  Why not spice up your candy with some Italian vino?  Below are some pairings that are sure to satisfy (and hopefully not spook) your candy and wine cravings!   Skittles: Moscato d’Asti (e.g. … Continue reading

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What Wine Pairs with Slayer and Vivaldi? Pairing Music & Wine

The relationship between food and wine and the benefits of pairing them correctly is a well versed topic.  Food and wine are meant to compliment each other, work together, each making the other more enjoyable.  But have you ever thought … Continue reading

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Italian Wine Regions: Friuli-Venezia Giulia

This northern region snuggled up closely with Slovenia has a long history (evidence suggests 20,000 years of human occupation) and with it a very interesting viticultural one too.  The Friuli territory has been on the wine map for quite some … Continue reading

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FAQ: Does it matter what glass I serve wine in?

FAQ: Does the style of glass actually matter when I’m serving wine? Answer:  Yes, in that the shape and size if your glass certainly has an effect on the wine inside it.  But this doesn’t mean you need to spend … Continue reading

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FAQ: How Should I Keep a Wine I Didn’t Finish?

FAQ:  How should I keep a wine I opened but didn’t finish? Answer:  What do you mean you didn’t finish it??  Just kidding (sort of).  The main obstacle with keeping a wine that’s been opened is that by unscrewing that … Continue reading

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Italian Bubbly Part 1: Intro to Italian Sparkling Wines

While many people might immediately think of Champagne when you think of popping the cork off a bottle at any celebration (much like you think of the specific brand Kleenex when you need a tissue), there are fortunately tons of … Continue reading

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Italian Wine Regions: Veneto

VENETO:  You know this area already for its beloved “floating” city Venice and Verona, where Romeo & Juliet became star-crossed lovers.  Historically speaking this has been an area of major importance in terms of trade and connecting European and Asian … Continue reading

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