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Dedicated to Sommeliers

In this category I enclose useful information dedicated to sommeliers and aspiring sommeliers or to those who work as such. You will find information from associations, insights, ideas for Christmas gifts, gossip and personal opinions. 😋

Phrases about wine: aphorisms and the most beautiful quotes

Phrases about wine: aphorisms and the most beautiful quotes

Several years ago I had already collected many phrases about wine from famous people in an article, but today I want to bring it back with a more orderly look and enriched with many funny aphorisms about wine. If you are looking for wine quotes to write the ...

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Restaurant Guide: do you want to collect emotions?

It has been several months since I was at the presentation of the Buon Ricordo 2022 Restaurants Guide, do you remember? I had studded Instagram with photos and videos of splendid dishes! And already a couple of years ago in this article I recommended three new features ...

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Chiaretto di Bardolino DOC: preview 2022

Rosé wine, for me, is a wine that should have more space and the producers have the task of not debasing it with easy and mediocre products designed for an audience of consumers of spritz wine. Don't get me wrong: if it's easy to talk about drinkability ...

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Rosé wine: Author's masterclass in Bardolino

This morning I participated in an interesting Masterclass dedicated to rosé wine, where I was able to compare Chiaretto di Bardolino with other French rosé wines. I found this tasting very interesting and I must say that it gave me the opportunity ...

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Kellerei Bozen: the Lagrein cellar

I continue to tell you about my Vinitaly 2022 with a really very nice tasting that actually took longer than what I'm about to tell you, but I decided to cut the article dedicated to Kellerei Bozen dedicating it to Lagrein Alto Adige DOC why not .. .

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Sommelier course: my didactic book

If you are attending a sommelier course, you may already know my sommelier manual dedicated to students who have to take the AIS (or any other association) sommelier exam. In this article I don't want to tell you how to become a sommelier, but ...

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Wine tasting course in Monte Isola

Today I am really happy because I announce that I will hold the first wine tasting course developed over several days of my professional career in Monte Isola on Lake Iseo! Of course, I have already held tasting afternoons and evenings, Masterclasses on ...

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Sommelier courses: tools you learn to use

In sommelier courses, regardless of whether they are held by the Italian Sommelier Association, the Italian Sommelier Foundation or any other sommelier association, there is always a lesson dedicated to the professional tools used during the service of the ...

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Tramin: Vinitaly tasting notes

Another winery from which I made a really interesting overview at Vinitaly 2022 is Kellerei Tramin, a jewel of South Tyrol. Winery known for its gewurztraminer - who have made it conquer a place in the hearts of fans of this ...

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Montepulciano d'Abruzzo from 2005 to 2017

Today for me the last day of Vinitaly 2022 and, among the many wonderful tastings, I participated in a vertical of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC Riserva Casauria “San Clemente” from the Zaccagnini winery. I did not know this company except by name and I stayed ...

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Franciacorta restaurants: touch the sky!

What I love most about food, wine and drinks in general is their ability to make you happy. I love sharing the table with people I don't know, making friends, exchanging ideas, looks, emotions. A successful dinner is the prelude to any great ...

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Vinitaly 2022: 72 tastings not to be missed

Vinitaly 2022 is almost upon us and, like every year, I have prepared a gift for you (I hope you like it, I worked on it for two full days!) Or the map of my tastings with the 72 wines that, in my opinion, you should not miss if go to Vinitaly Verona. I advise you to...

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Amarone della Valpolicella wine from Tedeschi

Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG is a Veronese wine that I simply LOVE. Amarone wine is a dry passito made from native black berried grapes, the main ones of which are corvina, corvinone and rondinella. The name "Amarone" derives precisely from its being a ...

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Where to eat in Milan: do you know EustachiOra?

Thanks to Monica Ramirez of Anam Communication who invited me to the itinerant tasting of Ca Botta wines, I discovered two special places to eat in central Milan that I would like to recommend to you. Both places in Milan are part of the wine district ...

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Fontanafredda: a Barolo to be reborn

What is hope? I believe it is a positive message to give to someone when something is wrong. Hope can fit a big or small problem, it doesn't matter. To give hope is to tell someone that everything will be okay, and it is exactly this sentence that has ...

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Friulian wines in Milan with Go Wine

I love the bars in the elegant hotel lobbies. I like watching people coming and going, business meetings, fleeting appointments, stolen glances. I like tired faces, energy, music, stories. For me there is no better place to ...

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Ukraine Russia: what will change for wine?

Ukraine Russia: a situation I believe for many unimaginable in 2022 that must be strongly condemned. Regardless of everyone's "sympathies", invading a sovereign state is unacceptable and illegal, regardless of the pretext Putin chooses to use. Since I ...

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Japanese wines: viticulture in Japan

In this article dedicated not only to aspiring sommeliers but to all fans of the Rising Sun grown up in manga like me, I want to tell you about Japanese wines and, more generally, about wine in Japan. Having for years among my clients as a web designer a ...

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Eggs or egg: how to eat them and what to combine with them

Eggs or egg: how to eat them and what to combine with them

Eggs have always been a primordial food which, thanks to its versatility, has been able to carve out a main space in the kitchen of every continent. The most used is the chicken egg, but quail, goose and ostrich eggs are also used. In this article ...

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Veronelli, Piovene and Sereni: witnesses of change

Tonight I want to share with you my work on Anthropology of Taste, the last exam (and a good 30 and praise!) I gave before graduating in Science, culture and politics of food and wine. As elaborated, the professor asked us to make a free topic ...

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Armagnac: wine distillate from France

Armagnac is one of the oldest spirits in the world, its production dates back to 1461. Armagnac is an AOC distillate from Gascony, an area of ​​about 10.500 ha in the Gers department. The three production areas are Bas-Armagnac (5.130 ha), ...

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Homemade pangoccioli: the perfect recipe

When I think of pangoccioli and the scent of those delicious sandwiches with very soft chocolate chips, I return as a child, at the time I ate the Mulino Bianco Pangoccioli with great gluttony. When I grew up, when I discovered the pleasure of cooking, I completely stopped ...

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Lamb with beer: the infallible recipe

Wow, it's exactly 23 days since I wrote on my blog and I believe that such a thing has never happened since 2014! Yet I took a break to devote myself to studying, with the promise of a great recovery. Today I took two university exams ...

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Squid rings stewed with potatoes: recipe and pairing

When you go to the fish shop, the supermarket or your trusted shop, I'm sure you often see fresh squid rings (or "tagliatelle"). A little out of habit we are used to thinking of fried squid rings or breaded squid rings in the oven ....

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Upper Piedmont: Castellengo Experience

Do you know why I chose to write only on my wine blog? Because the blog is, by definition, an online diary and for this reason the narration cannot be delegated to third parties. This is why my blog times are mine and there is no regular frequency of articles. Indeed, you ...

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Battiato: invitation to travel for 2022

I have just finished watching "Caro Battiato - Invitation to travel" and I am immersed in a sea of ​​emotions and memories. Memories of two people who are no longer there: dad and grandmother Mira. So, for my first article of the year, I decided to freewheel with you. Of the...

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Treedom: can you help me enlarge my forest?

Today I want to tell you about Treedom and why I decided to create this forest in which to plant a different tree every month. I have chosen to sell my book "Sommelier: the illustrated manual" only in paper format. First of all I consider it extremely more ...

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Cacio e pepe pasta with red Lantieri sebino

Roman-style pasta with cacio e pepe is one of the most addicting foods to me. Just yesterday I listened to a lesson on Human Nutrition by prof. Giovannangelo Oriani who explained the difference between hunger and appetite ... in my case I think it is the absolute manifestation of ...

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Lugana di sirmione: wine, food and territory

Lugana DOC wine also owes its success to its incredible geographical position: it is produced in Sirmione on Lake Garda. Made from turbiana grapes, also called Trebbiano di Lugana, it is a white wine suitable for a long evolution in the bottle. For...

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AIS Lombardia: preview of the Viniplus 2022 Guide

I recently attended the presentation of the Ais Lombardia Viniplus 2022 Guide, a wine guide now in its 16th edition. This year Viniplus will also be sustainable as it is not printed and can only be consulted via the dedicated web app. For...

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Wine clarification: gelatin or albumin?

The cellar practices are a fundamental step in the production of wine in order to improve its stability and organoleptic qualities. In this article we will deepen the clarification of wine and I will try to answer a few questions. In particular I ...

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What am I cooking tonight? Noodles recipe

What am I cooking tonight? After a rather stressful day of work spent freaking out behind couriers, I want to prepare a delicious and quick dinner. And since my husband just called me saying he bought fresh Genoese pesto, I ...

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Porchetta, pan bauletto recipe, Umbrian wines

An unexpected package that I received from Cantina Blasi thanks to dear Maddalena Mazzeschi. A package that not only encouraged me to visit this company as soon as possible because from the photos it looks really beautiful, but above all it inspired me one of ...

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Pavia land of pinot noir thanks to Oltrepò

A truly excellent format to celebrate the wines of Pavia's surroundings: the right number of companies and the right number of wines for tasting ... even if I anticipate that I have chosen to make only classic method sparkling wines. This is why I was delighted to ...

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Oltrepò Pavese wine: discover Tenuta Mazzolino

A few kilometers from Pavia, among the Oltrepò Pavese wineries, there is one that is worth visiting: Tenuta Mazzolino. A few months ago I wrote this article where I told you, thanks to the beautiful letter from Francesca, the story of this company. Also I have ...

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Nebbiolo al go wine: tasting notes

Nebbiolo is certainly one of the vines I love most and among the Piedmont wine tastings those organized by Go Wine are certainly my favorites. First of all they have the right size to taste all the wines in 2-3 hours well, then the proposed quality ...

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Veronelli Guide: the 5 best tastings 2022

Veronelli Guide: the 5 best tastings 2022

"Divine Venus and the five oenological forms of beauty" is the title of an afternoon in which the art treasures on display at Palazzo Te interacted with the best tastings of the Veronelli 2022 Guide. Andrea Alpi, Andrea Bonini, Gigi Brozzoni, Marco Magnoli And...

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Veronelli 2022: the 10 suns of the Gold Guide

Veronelli 2022: the 10 suns of the Gold Guide

I had already been to the Sole preview of the Guida Oro Veronelli several times, but choosing Palazzo Te in Mantua was the spring that made me consider this event "unmissable". I love Giulio Romano and Mannerism since the time of the Art School and I was already there ...

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Wine Searcher: the wine search engine

Wine Searcher: the wine search engine

Wine Searcher (or winesearcher) is the online wine search engine which, thanks to daily news and the wine encyclopedia service, has managed to establish itself as a reference point for sector operators, sommeliers and winelovers. Wine Searcher has a ...

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Barrique: types of wood and preparation

Barrique: types of wood and preparation

The barrique (from the French "carat") is a small wooden barrel with a capacity normally between 225 and 228 liters. The fermentation and / or aging of wine in barrels of such small capacity allows greater oxygenation of the content compared to a ...

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Prosecco DOCG: Blend 2021 is more

Prosecco DOCG: Blend 2021 is more

A few days ago I told you about pre Blend 2021 in Alpago, at the Dolada Restaurant in Riccardo De Prà: a magical evening thanks to a superlative cuisine and wine symmetries carefully chosen by Umberto Cosmo di Bellenda among the wineries he distributes. Today instead ...

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Chocolate and orange desert roses

Yesterday I was in the supermarket with my husband and I passed some huge candied fruit. How can you resist? I took the orange peel and I thought of reinterpreting the desert roses original recipe because I really don't like raisins ... and I don't like icing sugar ...

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Alpago: pre-Blend Bellenda wine symmetries

One thing I often repeat is that the place where we have chosen to live defines who we are and, consequently, how much beauty we are able to bring to the world. We often forget that we are guests on a time-tested planet and, as such, we should ...

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Tortelli and Tuscan Vermentino: recipe and ...

Tonight I wanted to pamper my husband with a delicious dish and, after last night's pumpkin tortelli, I thought of inventing a special filling. I also admit a little empty fridge, since I used an aubergine that had been there for a while, the half tomato heart of ox ...

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Piedmontese white wines: thoughts on Gavi

At the first light of the morning, I find myself in my room in the B&B Il Poggio di Gavi to reflect. Thanks to the Gavi Protection Consortium, I spent a wonderful day full of ideas around the cellars of Gavi. This reflection on ...

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Literary Competition Bere il Territorio: wow

Yesterday, at the Congress Hall of the Grinzane Cavour Castle near Alba, I received the special prize reserved for a book published in 2020 which has wine as its theme or which, in any case, pays special attention to wine, on the occasion of the XX ...

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Whiskey or Whiskey? Production and tasting.

Whiskey or Whiskey? After writing this article on distillates and the distillation process, I decided to talk to you about the finest of grain distillates (malted or unmalted): Whiskey. The Whiskey is only the Irish and American one, which follows precisely ...

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Distillates: notes ... of distillation

I love spirits very much, especially accompanied by a good cigar. A distillate is an alcoholic product derived from the distillation of a fermentable sugary liquid generally of vegetable origin. The distillation technique was already known to the Babylonians and ...

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Wine yeasts: do you know how to choose them?

For the wine microbiology exam with Professor Patrizia Romano I wrote a paper on starter cultures for winemaking that I'd like to share with you. Given that I started from the must, from what makes it up and from its treatments, I ...

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Ais exam failure: how to avoid it?

Failure of the ais exam? Whatever your age and educational level, the ais exam shouldn't scare you. In fact, you shouldn't be afraid of any final exam, and especially the exam to become a sommelier. Because? That you started the course ...

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Michelin Guide: reflections "after dinner"

Friday evening, after months of seclusion for the drafting of the new edition of my book, I decided to spend a special evening with my husband to celebrate the end of this immense work. So I went to my favorite restaurant, the only restaurant ...

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Baked mozzarella in carriages recipe and ...

If you are looking for how to cook mozzarella you can try this delicious comfort food. Mozzarella in carrozza, a typical recipe of Neapolitan cuisine, then spread throughout Campania and also in Lazio. Born at the end of the 800th century to recover leftover mozzarella ...

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Moscato Wine Fest: a vine to start again

I was at Moscato Wine Fest 2021 now a month ago and I have been absent from the blog for a while, but I am a justified absentee because I am spending the whole month of August completing the third edition of my book "How to become a Sommelier" which , I advance you, you ...

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Slow Food, June Slow: Taste workshops

Slow Food brings out another delicious event perfect for an audience of "novice" wine lovers. The Island of La Maddalena in Sardinia becomes the dream setting of 4 June Slow events organized to be experienced in presence or at a distance ...

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Victorian era: (co) science of eating

Today and tomorrow I dedicate them to study because this Friday I have the last university exam of the second year: Microbiology of food and wine. Complex subject that I am enjoying beyond expectations: I am really learning very useful things in particular about yeasts ...

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Salty muffins with pecorino, peas and mint: the perfect recipe

Pairing food and wine is an obsession for me ... it is no coincidence that my Podcast is called "Red (not) goes well with everything!". I love experimenting with recipes to pair with the wines I get to taste! My summer recipe (but they are also delicious in winter ...

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Barolo: tasting notes of 20 wines to try

If I think of an extraordinary red wine, I immediately imagine a good bottle of Barolo ... that's why I was really happy to participate in this Go Wine appointment at the Starhotels Rosa Grand in Milan. In reality, the appointment was also dedicated to ...

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Milan Wine Week 2021: super press conference!

Last Monday I braved a hallucinating heat to answer the call of the Milan Wine Week 2021 and attend a press conference that turned out to be unmissable. Milan, rightly called "Italy's gateway to Europe", proved to be yet again ...

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Montisola: recipe + wine pairing for the sardine!

Today in Montisola we shot a documentary for an episode of Geo that will be broadcast on Rai3 next season ... I can't wait to know the date! I represented Monte Isola for the gastronomic part and it was an honor to choose a dish to show. Like this...

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Feudi San Gregorio: 2021 Parade of 4 Irpinia wines

My intellectual honesty prevents me from saying - and writing - something I don't think ... so here I am telling you about the 4 wines of Feudi San Gregorio's "Parade 2021". I anticipate that there is a gem you should try, and how! However there is also a wine that I don't ...

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Grapariol: do you know the white raboso of Terre Grosse?

I think I've never been so behind with the articles of my beloved wine blog ... but I had to take home a 29 in Economics and Management for Gastronomy ... so I'm forgiven! However, I continued to write down my best tastings and this ...

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Bolgheri: a jewel of wine? Discover Podere Conca!

Bolgheri: a jewel of wine? Discover Podere Conca!

I would have liked to tell you about this wonderful experience first, but they were really days of fire between work and university! Here I am finally talking to you about the second stage of my Tuscan weekend and about the company that perhaps made me fall in love the most. Maybe,...

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Mullet with lemon and mint and Rebola Colli di Rimini DOC

Mullet with lemon and mint and Rebola Colli di Rimini DOC

Tonight I tasted a wine so good it upsets my editorial calendar. So here I am, talking to you about my Romagna and amazed because a few kilometers from where I was born and where I lived for 30 years there is a crazy wine that I was totally unaware of ...

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Villa Acquaviva coffee and night owl cake: happy birthday love!

Villa Acquaviva coffee and night owl cake: happy birthday love!

On Tuesday 18 May my husband Francesco turned 28. Not being able to do great things because I returned home at 21 pm, I opted to prepare a quick and easy dessert for him: the coffee cake! Delicious, it is also perfect as a breakfast! Since Francesco loves ...

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Artimino: wine experience in the Barco Reale of Carmignano

Artimino: wine experience in the Barco Reale of Carmignano

A press tour that touches two of the most beautiful Tuscan cities, Florence and Siena, is the most beautiful thing Maddalena Mazzeschi, who deals with wine communication and has been following wonderful companies for many years, could organize for me. So I thought I'd make it coincide with the ...

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Sting: Tuscan wines by Tenuta il Palagio

Sting: Tuscan wines by Tenuta il Palagio

How nice to relax a bit by writing on my beloved wine blog while enjoying a glass of (red) wine! I literally spent a week on fire, between the Economic History exam on May 5th, the Food and Wine Law exam (I took 28 in ...

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Sex and bubbles: 10 things you (don't) really want to know

Sex and bubbles: 10 things you (don't) really want to know

The fashion of provocative photos where the bottle of wine that should be the protagonist is a superfluous side dish goes crazy on Instagram and it's all a flourishing of generous necklines, winking heels and turkey ass mouths to be stuffed even in the days away from ...

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From cocoa to chocolate: wine, vermouth or distillate?

From cocoa to chocolate: wine, vermouth or distillate?

For the Ecology and Sustainability exam, where I took a beautiful 30 on March 31, I prepared a paper dedicated to cocoa and pairing with wine, vermouth or distillate. This paper wants to analyze cocoa from its history to its diffusion, from its ...

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Tenuta Mazzolino: a great Pinot Noir in Oltrepò Pavese

Tenuta Mazzolino: a great Pinot Noir in Oltrepò Pavese

Saturday morning I received a nice package from Tenuta Mazzolino, totally unexpected also because I wasn't expecting deliveries on the Saturday before Easter. The second beautiful surprise was to find the pinot noir not only vinified as a sparkling wine, but also ...

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Roll with blueberry jam: photo recipe and wine pairing

Roll with blueberry jam: photo recipe and wine pairing

The day after tomorrow is Easter and despite the delicious dark chocolate egg and pistachio grains that I received, like every year, directly from Bronte, I wanted to prepare a sweet to eat for breakfast on these holidays when Francesco is at home. Yesterday I ...

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Vigne Marina Coppi and homemade Neapolitan pizza, super!

Vigne Marina Coppi and homemade Neapolitan pizza, super!

In a few minutes it's midnight and I spent a beautiful evening that I want to share with you without too many technicalities. My husband has just gone to bed and I, in that sweet post-coitus intoxication, am watching Fifty Shades of Red on Netflix. I'm ...

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Bolgheri Podere Conca: Rosso (not) goes well with everything

Bolgheri Podere Conca: Rosso (not) goes well with everything

Today, on the Tuscan vein that has been floating around in the blog in recent weeks, I decided to uncork the Bolgheri Podere Conca "Agapanto" 2018 in combination with a delicious Montisolana steak. Perfect choice to celebrate the first episode of my dedicated podcast ...

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Tolaini Al Passo Toscana IGT 2017 and Aisy Cendré: perfection

Tolaini Al Passo Toscana IGT 2017 and Aisy Cendré: perfection

You know when, almost by chance, you taste a food and wine pairing capable of thrilling you? Here's what happened Thursday night live on ClubHouse, when I held a beautiful tasting of Tolaini's "Al passo" Toscana IGT Rosso 2017 in the company of ...

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Carmignano DOCG: why (almost) no one talks about it?

Carmignano DOCG: why (almost) no one talks about it?

Last night I held a room on ClubHouse sul Carmignano and in particular I tasted the Carmignano DOCG 2017 "Poggilarca" and the Carmignano Riserva DOCG 2015 "Grumarello" by Artimino 1596. I want to give you a premise in all sincerity: I knew that Carmignano existed .. .

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Becoming a journalist: that's why I chose not to

Becoming a journalist: that's why I chose not to

Even today I had planned to publish another article ... but I have decided that tomorrow I will tell you about the most fabulous food-wine pairing ever. Today I want to tell you something about myself and, at the same time, answer the question I have often received since ...

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Roll stuffed with mascarpone and bitters: infallible recipe

Roll stuffed with mascarpone and bitters: infallible recipe

From today we are back in the red zone and therefore I would say that we have a lot of time to cook. I don't know about you, but I really need sweet cuddles because it's really a difficult time. Then on March 31st I have two exams at the university and, while for one I am super ...

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Sparkling wine: 3 classic method you should taste

Sparkling wine: 3 classic method you should taste

One of my greatest passions is classic method sparkling wine and for this reason I try to broaden my culture on this type every day. In particular, I have a mission: to taste all Italian classic method sparkling wines. This is why when Federica di ...

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Spaghetti with tomato sauce: Irene di Caiarossa's recipe

Spaghetti with tomato sauce: Irene di Caiarossa's recipe

On Friday afternoon I received a beautiful package from Tuscany from the Caiarossa winery which contained, among the various wines, a jar of very fresh tomato sauce, durum wheat spaghetti from the biodynamic organic farm "Il Cerreto" by Carlo Boni ...

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Timorasso: from the vine to the wine, tasting Derthona

Timorasso: from the vine to the wine, tasting Derthona

To fully understand a wine it is necessary, first of all, to know the grape variety with which it is made. For this reason, when Federica of Aroma Wine Bar, the Enoteca di Tortona specialized in Derthona Timorasso, proposed me to talk about this wine, I accepted ...

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Pinot Noir: Casanova seduces at Castello di Spessa

Pinot Noir: Casanova seduces at Castello di Spessa

This afternoon on ClubHouse I will do a short lesson on pinot noir where I will tell you about this extraordinary and ancient international vine. I am happy to have engaged in this little program live every day because based on what I uncork the night before ...

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Perlage Suite Club: a vine a day on ClubHouse

Perlage Suite Club: a vine a day on ClubHouse

A few days ago they invited me to join ClubHouse, the new vocal social network. I admit that, while adoring images, Instagram has long been boring me. Don't get me wrong: I love Instagram because I love looking and taking pictures ... but I'm tired of ...

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Ribolla giallo and smoked goose ham: perfection from Friuli

Ribolla giallo and smoked goose ham: perfection from Friuli

As? Did you ask me for three foods that I can't do without? Very easy: oysters, cheeses (especially blue cheeses) and goose (prepared in all ways, from foie gras to cured meats). These are my "gastronomic fetishes" and with them all the wines they create ...

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Brillat-Savarin PGI: when Burgundy meets Champagne

Brillat-Savarin PGI: when Burgundy meets Champagne

My vocation for wine goes hand in hand with my curiosity for cheese. I love making easy or unusual combinations and enjoying the company of both. A day can be good or bad, but if you end it with wine and cheese I'm sure it will have, in every ...

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Distance learning: after the Coronavirus what will remain?

Distance learning: after the Coronavirus what will remain?

When I realized that the Coronavirus would last more than a few months and impact my working life in an important way, I decided to take the bull by the horns and enroll in university. Since I'm not always around like I used to, I have a lot ...

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Night before the exams The Franciacorta case

Night before the exams The Franciacorta case

On this night before the exams I want to share with you the paper I did for the Geography of wine production course in which I got the maximum score. I really hope that the exam goes well tomorrow ... in the meantime what do you think you'll find out ...

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Chianti: all the secrets of the table wine par excellence

Chianti: all the secrets of the table wine par excellence

On this sunny day when I am plagued by an epic neck pain, I decided to talk to you about a wine I care a lot: Chianti. When I think of this wine, Casalino comes to mind, a small village of 64 inhabitants in the Casentino forests, where I ...

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Becoming a Sommelier at 40: do you want to change jobs?

Becoming a Sommelier at 40: do you want to change jobs?

The issue of job satisfaction is particularly topical in our home: my husband and I talk about it very often. And together with this we discuss meritocracy, beautiful women who are aware of it and lickers of various sizes. So many times we talk about change ...

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Quiche Lorraine: original recipe directly from Bordeaux

Quiche Lorraine: original recipe directly from Bordeaux

Yesterday I took the History of Enogastronomy exam and I got 30 and praise! I studied a lot also because it is my favorite subject and the course - held by the good Francesca Romana Barberini (Professor of History of Enogastronomy - was beautiful, with ...

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Classic method: how is this sparkling wine made?

Classic method: how is this sparkling wine made?

Although I would like to present to you immediately a beautiful and important news of Perlage Suite, tomorrow I have the History of Enogastronomy exam (do you remember that since I am no longer around as the first cause of Coronavirus I enrolled at the University of Gastronomy address ...

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Violence against women: a woman's reflection

Violence against women: a woman's reflection

I promised myself to finish this article on Sunday because I am currently studying for the History of Enogastronomy exam (give me a good "good luck", I have the exam on January 14th!), However after writing this article "Women of wine and criticism: I ...

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Savory potato and bacon pie: easy recipe and super pairing!

Savory potato and bacon pie: easy recipe and super pairing!

In my article "Women of wine and criticism: you really broke my ... bread sticks!" (which reached 5.000 visitors in a single day) I told you how heartbroken I was waiting for the next day to taste that delicious savory pie I had just ...

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Women of wine and critics: you really broke my… breadsticks!

Women of wine and critics: you really broke my… breadsticks!

Before saying anything, as my dear professor of literature at the artistic high school Giovanni Zanzi said, we must start from the context. So let's talk about this context. In a few minutes it's midnight. I haven't left home for 21 days and if Benigni saw me ...

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Italian Sommelier Association: How has the AIS exam changed?

Italian Sommelier Association: How has the AIS exam changed?

Everything changes, even the Italian Sommelier Association. And with her he changes his famous AIS exam. Since you often send me emails to find out how the AIS exam has changed, here is the comparison with the old exam and the new methods. The new AIS exam is ...

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