Rioja Bordon 2015 DOC – Bodegas Franco Espanolas

As I wrote in the previous blog post I was with my parents and brother in Copenaghen last weekend. We had lunch at home on Sunday, a really typical Neapolitan summer lunch: pasta cooked in the oven with tomatoes and fried eggplants, eggplant parmigiana – one of my favourite dishes and eggplants fried 2 times –… Continue reading Rioja Bordon 2015 DOC – Bodegas Franco Espanolas

La Vina Ardanza Reserva Special 2001

A new serie of blog posts is coming. This time only about wine, in particular wine tasting. I will describe the wine I tasted during dinners or events according to the UK Italian Sommelier Association descriptive form and I will give it a score according to the analytic form. I will also write the pairing… Continue reading La Vina Ardanza Reserva Special 2001

The King of New Zealand: the Sauvignon Blanc

1st June, Wednesday, 2016 This is the date I took the written examination for the Sommelier Certification. The exam was tough, more than I expected. But I passed it! Next round, next week, with the oral and practical examination. 🙂 Why do I feel I need to talk about New Zealand? So, actually the first of… Continue reading The King of New Zealand: the Sauvignon Blanc

#FastFriday – 6 Minute Vizzes – 2nd Episode

Welcome back to the second episode in the #FastFriday series.  If you never heard of it, give a look at the previous and first episode for context. So, basically Ben Moss, Ravi Mistry and I – the three musketeers – are participating to this weekly challenge and awesome experiment, which I feel it is becoming a… Continue reading #FastFriday – 6 Minute Vizzes – 2nd Episode