Terre di sotto, the sangiovese by Castello di Ripa d’Orcia Winery

filippo rossi

Complying with our usual request “tell us of your wine as if it was a person” Filippo Rossi has no doubts, his Sangiovese is a determined, strong, charming male who loves standing out. We were probably expecting that. What did surprise us, was learning about this thirty something years old …

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Monleale isn’t just Walter Massa’s son…

walter massa

It’s a very powerful message the one Walter Massa (from Vigneti Massa of Monleale in the province of Alessandria, Piedmont) brings to #vinoumano: he talks about barbera’s identity and the pride in its territory. We met Walter in Piacenza, at the Independent Winemakers Market FIVI. While describing his Monleale wine, …

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Sweet Claire, romantic dried grape wine by Lieselehof

Lieselehof Claire

  Here is Sweet Claire! A romantic and natural Passito dried grape wine, made with bronner grapes by Lieselehof.   Lieselehof bronner grapes grow in the vineyard Lavardi and Kardatsch at 450 mt above sea level and the vines were planted in 2003. From each shoot in Lieselehof vineyards they grow 2 small to …

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“I’m tired!” Villa Job gives voice to an emancipated pinot gris

Lavinia e Alessandro di Villa Job

If the pinot gris was a person he’d be a man in his forties. If he could talk he’d ask to be free to express himself without preconceptions and prejudices. Lavinia and Alessandro from Villa Job (UD – Friuli) give voce to their pinot gris, the emancipated and biodynamic Pinot Grigio Villa Job IGT …

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Werner Morandell of Lieselehof wine estate and Julian, the superbìo bronner

Werner Morandel di Lieselehof

He expresses his youth in an outburst of joy and springtime force! Julien, the bronner, comes from Kaltern in South Tyrol, introduced by Werner Morandell, Lieselehof wine estate.   The bronner vine’s origin goes back to 1975 when it was studied by the Staatliches Weinbauinstitut Freiburg,  its value understood. That’s when it …

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“Drink wine and inebriate untill the ecstasy!” said the dancing faun

guido gualandi vini archeologici

You must always listen to the advice of a dancing faun! Guido Gualandi, archaeologist and Tuscan winemaker, ispired by seeing a dancing faun, decided to create his wine “”La danza del fauno” (The dance of the faun), grape colorino 100%, Rosso Toscana IGT.   Gualandi explains that he produces archaeological …

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