Mirela visits Aurelia Vișinescu, a Romanian wine pioneer and Vincarta idol. We find out what make her premium wines so special.
When you think of vineyards, where does your mind naturally wander? Piedmont and Burgundy are two obvious candidates, or perhaps the Napa Valley. But what about nuclear power plants in Finland or floating vineyards in Thailand?
After visiting Manuel Marinacci, we reached the final stop in our day of Barolo wineries with David Berry Green. The trip ended on a high note with a visit to Cascina Fontana to meet Mario Fontana, a traditional Barolo producer.
We continue our series of health-related articles with a look at allergies and wine intolerance. Are you allergic to wine? Sulfites? Tannins? Read on to find some answers.
Watching movies and sipping a glass of delicious wine is one of life’s great pleasures. So much better if you’re watching films about wine. Here are ten of our favourites.
We visit Manuel Marinacci, a winemaker in Barbaresco, Piedmont and taste a flight of his wonderful Barbarescos.
Why have you got a hangover? It’s the alcohol, stupid! Learn how your body processes alcohol and the symptoms of excess so you can enjoy wine without pain. Essential reading for wine lovers of all stripes!
Wine buffs know Piedmont for its luscious reds (especially Barolo) but that’s not the whole story. We visited Cornarea in May 2016 with David Berry Green to find out more.
Our first encounter with Conterno Fantino Barolo happened during a WSET tasting. We liked it so much that we included it on our Piedmont wish list when we visited the region. And now we sell one of their Barolos. Here’s the story of our visit.