Peranakan cuisine x Sartori wines – How spicy can we go?

Peranakan cuisine x Sartori wines – How spicy can we go?

Many wine study guides will caution against pairing red wines with spicy food. So when the invitation comes saying Peranakan cuisine with Amarone, it raises…

Do we need Donne del Vino?

Do we need Donne del Vino?

Donne del Vino, or Women of Wine, is an Italian nationwide association that networks and provides professional resources for women working in the wine industry….

Nizza, Barbera d’Asti evolved

Nizza, Barbera d’Asti evolved

The name sounds like Pizza, but Nizza is more than that. For two years since the appellation of Nizza DOCG (Denomination of Controlled Origin with…

Sena 2014 and the ageing 2004

Sena 2014 and the ageing 2004

Clearly, time stopped in its bottle until the enclosure was finally twisted and removed. The vibrant ruby body flowed with ease with a hue decorated with…

Corvina – L’anima della Valpolicella

Corvina – L’anima della Valpolicella

Last month, Cellarmaster Wines engaged me to present the wines of Gerardo Cesari at a Gusto Italiano dinner. It was a sold-out dinner with a…

The Montalcino experience

The Montalcino experience

What does Montalcino mean to you? Is it a name synonymous with wines from Sangiovese, or the greatest wine region in the entire Italy? Perhaps something…