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Sicily… Guaranteed!!

The Italian wine business is hilarious! Italians love to make rules. They then spend an inordinate amount of time in discovering creative ways to circumvent them. That seems to be the case for Italian Wine Appellation Laws. The purpose of these laws is to protect the na…

Sexy Southern California Gavi Down Under

Before you speed dial the censors, please let me explain! The Piedmont region of Italy is most famous for its red wines: Barolo, Barbaresco, and Dolcetto. However it also makes an outstanding white wine, which I have previously reported to our loyal readers called Gavi. …

Tightening Our Belts

Many of us are beginning the unpleasant task of examining our budget for the New Year. The job becomes even more tedious with the arrival in our daily mail of bills that remind us what a great time we had during the holidays. Nobody likes to “cut back”. Foodies wrestle…