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In this category of my wine blog Perlage Suite you will not find "only" i best wine themed events in which I participated, but also the most beautiful tastings I have done! In particular you will find tastings of Masterclasses to which I have been invited or of the best wines I have received at home! đź¤©

Slow Food, June Slow: Taste workshops

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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Barolo: tasting notes of 20 wines to try

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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Feudi San Gregorio: 2021 Parade of 4 Irpinia wines

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Milan Wine Week 2020: Lugana Masterclass

Milan Wine Week 2020: Lugana Masterclass

Last night I was a guest of the Masterclass "Il Lugana yesterday, today and tomorrow" organized by the Lugana Consortium within the Milan Wine Week at the splendid Palazzo Bovara which also has the advantage of having the metro stop right in front of the entrance. There...

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Wine-themed wedding: the 6 wines I said yes to ❤️

Wine-themed wedding: the 6 wines I said yes to ❤️

For a wine blogger organizing a wine themed wedding is a dream. It is said that brides get excited when they wear the right dress ... well I got excited when I chose the right wines, indeed when they chose me! I started with the preparations with ...

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Autochthonous is born: the 5 wines that I liked the most

Autochthonous is born: the 5 wines that I liked the most

Thursday 23 January 2020 I was, as every year, at the event "Autochtono si born" of the GoWine Association at the Hotel Michelangelo in Milan. Once again I found it a small and very interesting gathering event to discover some gems and confirm ...

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Buon Ricordo Restaurants Union: 3 new things you should know

Buon Ricordo Restaurants Union: 3 new things you should know

Today I want to talk to you about a rather greedy topic ... because I am sure that if you love drinking well, you also love eating well! Have you ever heard of the Buon Ricordo Restaurants Union? It is the first association of Italian restaurants born right here in Italy in ...

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Champagne: the secret revealed to become over a hundred years old

Champagne: the secret revealed to become over a hundred years old

It was from the evening when the dear Marco Chiesa had presented his book "Champagne Reloaded" in one of my favorite classic method sparkling wine cellars - San Michele, in the Brescia Montenetto - that I wanted to write an article about Champagne. Two weeks...

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Port wine: 6 things you may not know and 6 tastings

Port wine: 6 things you may not know and 6 tastings

In mid-September I was in Porto with my closest friend - and partner - Fabrizio and I was happy that he too was able to admire the magic of this city and taste these wonderful wines. When I hear about liqueur wines, particularly Porto wine, ...

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Valtidone Wine Fest: the triumph of Malvasia

Valtidone Wine Fest: the triumph of Malvasia

In this article I will not talk about wine. I will reserve all the tastings I did during the Valtidone Wine Fest for a future article, where I will be happy to share my notes and to tell you about the Malvasia wines (and others) that I liked the most. No, in ...

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Tenuta Sant'Antonio: a spectacular vertical of Telos!

Tenuta Sant'Antonio: a spectacular vertical of Telos!

Here is a tasting that I did during this splendid Vinitaly 2019 that I have not yet told you about: a vertical of Telos Bianco from Tenuta Sant'Antonio to which Agnese from Wine Meridian invited me, whom I thank! The TĂ©los project was born from the will of ...

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Malvasia La Tosa: a smile of heaven with irresistible aromas

Malvasia La Tosa: a smile of heaven with irresistible aromas

I admit it, I admit ... before having a boyfriend from Piacenza I was rather ignorant about the wines of Val Tidone. Of course, I had tasted more than anything, but the enormous potential of Malvasia raised in this area I had not yet understood! Instead, thanks ...

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Live in Milan: what do you think of cooperative wine?

Live in Milan: what do you think of cooperative wine?

One of the greatest pleasures of my life for me is writing, and doing it in bed, wearing only the underwear under a very warm duvet in a beautiful Sunday morning with the sun that gives the lake reflections of a thousand colors and penetrates from my ...

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Red Woodpecker 2018: Do you know the new Valtidone wine?

Red Woodpecker 2018: Do you know the new Valtidone wine?

Saturday I went to the Picchio Rosso 2018 party dedicated to the new wine of the Valtidone winery. I always go willingly to this company because the people who work there are all exquisite and so I gladly combine my love of wine with ...

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I Drink So: 10 wines not to be missed in the 2018

I Drink So: 10 wines not to be missed in the 2018

The only thing I like about traveling by train is that it is very compatible with my life as a wine blogger: in fact right now I'm writing to tell you how my day went! Given that I have a hunger I would eat a Lilliput with all its ...

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National preview of Sylla Sebaste's Barolo Cru Bricco delle Viole

National preview of Sylla Sebaste's Barolo Cru Bricco delle Viole

Today I want to tell you about a company that I had the pleasure of discovering thanks to Fabio Carisio, Mr Art & Wine, when I was in Barolo last month (Read here the first episode of my #WineDiary on Barolo!). Sylla Sebaste was born in 1985 thanks to Tersilia ...

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The Duomo Market in Milan - Berlucchi Franciacorta Lounge opens

The Duomo Market in Milan - Berlucchi Franciacorta Lounge opens

Today I am writing to report this beautiful initiative dedicated to all lovers of Franciacorta residing or passing through Milan! Just now I received this email: We are happy to announce that Berlucchi has opened Berlucchi Franciacorta Lounge in Milan. The...

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Morbegno in the Cellar: a delightfully different event.

Morbegno in the Cellar: a delightfully different event.

Morbegno in Cantina: a delightful event organized in different ways. A provocative title mine, which I repeat to emphasize the concept of differently organized. But let's go in order: what is Morbegno in Cantina? I quote the official website of ...

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Loazzolo DOC: 30 years and not hear them!

Loazzolo DOC: 30 years and not hear them!

Sunday 22 June I was a guest of the Scaglione Family in the province of Asti on the occasion of the thirty-year anniversary of Loazzolo DOC and I participated in a wonderful dialogue on wine with other important personalities such as Antonello Maietta, President ...

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Forlì Beer Fair: that's enough, you broke the balls!

Forlì Beer Fair: that's enough, you broke the balls!

Well, the title is not the most elegant. I know, I admit it. But on Saturday night I turned my balls around with a twisting motion that made the solar system envy. Laura & Andrea call me to go to "Mastro Birraio - Craft Beer Fair", 2nd edition, in ...

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Welcome Brunello!

Welcome Brunello!

The 2010 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino and 2013 of Rosso di Montalcino were presented in the Tuscan wine capital, between the hills and cypress-lined avenues, perched houses and boundless vineyards. I had never been to this small medieval town of little ...

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Gino Fabbri and Peter Pan's dream

Gino Fabbri and Peter Pan's dream

Saturday afternoon I had the honor of being invited to the event organized by Gino Fabbri, World Pastry Champion, in his splendid shop in Bologna "La Caramella" on the occasion of the victory of the Pastry World Cup held in Lyon on the 25th. ..

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