Colline Senesi, Tuscany – August ’17

After being in Langhe (Piedmont) last October (click here to read about my experience there), I could not miss the opportunity to visit Tuscany, another place to go to try some of the best Italian wines… Indeed, quite a different experience, first of all because it was very very warm (38-40 degrees). And I did… Continue reading Colline Senesi, Tuscany – August ’17

Langhe – October ’16

I want to write about my experience in Langhe, Piedmont, where I have been with Davide in October (I wrote this blog about the tasting of a Langhe Nebbiolo). It was really one of the best experiences I ever had! Why Langhe? Because it is one of the best wines production area in Italy and… Continue reading Langhe – October ’16

Langhe Nebbiolo 2014 -Enzo Boglietti

A couple of weeks ago I was on holiday in Italy, Piedmont, Langhe. It was one of the best holidays of my life, really. The reason Davide and I went there, of course, is for the wines. Piedmont wines and, in particular, wines from this small wine region called Langhe are one of the best… Continue reading Langhe Nebbiolo 2014 -Enzo Boglietti

My first wine tasting session… PART 2

Here I am going to talk about the red wines we had during the session. For more context, go back to part 1 here. 3 QUINTA DE SAES TINTO – 2013 – DAO REGION (PORTUGAL) Grape variety: Touriga Nacional & Alfrocheiro, Tinta Roriz Price: 15£ (take out) Alchol: 13% VISUAL EXAMINATION Clarity: Limpid Color: Ruby red Consistence: Moderately… Continue reading My first wine tasting session… PART 2

Ribera del Duero Crianza 2011 – Dominio del Cair -Denominacion de Origin

As I anticipated in my previous blog post, I am going to introduce the second wine Davide and I tried last week at Tozino. SECOND WINE Ribera del Duero Crianza 2011 – Dominio del Cair -Denominacion de Origin Grape variety: Tinto Fino [I forgot to sign the price, sorry]   VISUAL EXAMINATION Clarity: Limpid Color: Ruby red… Continue reading Ribera del Duero Crianza 2011 – Dominio del Cair -Denominacion de Origin