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 most celebrated wine region in entire Italy? Perhaps…

Scoring wines at Vinitaly 5 Star Wine

Scoring wines at Vinitaly 5 Star Wine

After hearing that I will debut as a junior judge in Vinitaly 5 Star Wine, my good friend Morgun quickly asked that I must have this…

Italian white wines for Singapore

Italian white wines for Singapore

“Italians don’t make interesting white wines”, a casual remark I heard after few pints of beer. If the probable beer-triggered gout didn’t kill me that…

The De Marchi returns to Lessona

The De Marchi returns to Lessona

Given an opportunity, would you move back to where your ancestors’ came from? Unlikely for me. But now and then, there are some people who are…

Italian Wine Ambassador

Italian Wine Ambassador

First I must apologise for my hiatus, but believe me, my month-long absence was with a reason. I had the privilege to attend the inaugural…