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From Ponza to Castellabate: Visiting Some of the Most Beautiful Italian Wineries by Sail, with Garantito IGP

Luciano Pignataro takes us on a delightful cruise to enjoy and discover little known superb South Italian wines from top winemakers, and discover the islands and coasts besides. Come one, Come all! Continue reading

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Villa Montepaldi: Teaching Means Doing, Too

Villa Montepaldi is one of the older estates in Chianti Classico. It now belongs to the University of Florence, which uses it as a teaching and reserach facility. They’re doing it right, too; the wines are quite nice. Continue reading

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Some Welcome Delights: Wines from Mauro Sebaste

Fine wines from Mauro Sebaste, including a deft Arneis that displays considerable finesse, a delightfully bright Nebbiolo D’Alba, and a Barolo Prapò that is quite young, but will go places, and be worth waiting for. In short, wines to enjoy! Continue reading

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