Tag Archives: Vino

A Grape By Any Other Name: Cannonau & Grenache

*A Grape By Any Other Name posts are about exploring different grape varieties known by other names or nicknames, both inside and outside of Italy. Cannonau is most closely associated with the island of Sardegna where it is widely planted.  … Continue reading

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Italian Wine Regions: Lazio

Lazio, once known as Latium, this area of the Italian peninsula has been inhabited by people for a long time….we’re talking since the 19th century BC at least!  Of course back then, this wasn’t “Italy” yet and the folks living … Continue reading

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Wine & Mother’s Day in Umbria!

The Lungarotti MUVIT Museum of Wine in Torgiano, Umbria is celebrating Mother’s Day (this year on May 12th) by offering something special for visiting mothers and their kids!  Moms will receive complimentary “wine therapy” kits, free guided tours, a free … Continue reading

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Italian Wine History, Briefishly

Where does wine come from originally?  A. Italy B. France C. Napa Valley D. None of the above Those of you that answered “D. None of the above” are correct (and probably like myself assume that when provided with the … Continue reading

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