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- RT @KimKierkegaard: What color is that dress? Who is color blind? By distracting ourselves from the thought of death, do we make life any e…
- RT @SoVeryBritish: The horror: "How about we just order a bit of everything and share?"
- Is balance always a good thing in wine? http://t.co/L690lwLhVF
- @ilLambrusco Thanks again. 2013 is the vintage I have.
- @ilLambrusco Many thanks. Looks like Ian d'Agata got the name wrong. Which vintage got 3 Bicchieri? Bottles will be opened 28th Feb :)
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Ben (that’s Benjamin Spencer of Etna Wine Lab) had just shown us around the palmento at our hotel, and ferried us the short distance to the restaurant Da Antonio for this tasting. It was from one palmento to another. This … Continue reading
Monte Ilice and Carpene were both owned by Vini Biondi until 2011, at which point Ciro Biondi and his business partner Giuseppe Brancatelli separated. After the separation, Giuseppe finished up in possession of Monte Ilice and Carpene, and Ciro the vineyards Chianta, San … Continue reading
The cantina of Calabretta, despite being on the main road through Randazzo, is easy to miss. We just about managed to locate it the previous day, Sunday, when it looked pretty much like it did in Street View, shown below … Continue reading
We started our visit to Tenuta delle Terre Nere in the winery office, and met our host Marco Ciancio. The first thing that caught my eye in the office was a large geological relief map of the Etna region. I … Continue reading