Italian food and wine pairing

Italian Food and Wine Pairing

Italian food is beloved everywhere. Because of that, you will see sommeliers pairing Italian dishes with wine from nearly every country globally. For example, a good Chilean Sauvignon Blanc will match …

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Italian Wine Regions

The heritage of Italians with wine dates back many millennia. However, before three wars and several political misadventures during the first half of the 20th century, this incredible legacy began to …

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Roman Recipes from the Wine School

Spinaci Alla Romana Roman-Style Spinach Ingredients for Spinaci Alla Romana 2 lbs baby spinach 1 tablespoon leaf lard (or butter) 2 tablespoons raw pine nuts 1 large shallot, diced 3 tablespoons raisins 1⁄4 teaspoon …

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food and wine pairing

Italian Wine Pairings

An Italian Sommelier’s Guide to Italian Wine PairingsItalian Wine Pairings from the NorthItaly is a country of diversity, and it’s hard to make generalizations. This is especially true when considering the …

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Feudi di San Gregorio 2007 Companaro

Since its origins in the ’80s, Feudi di San Gregorio has been one of the leaders in quality in southern Italy. Over the past few years, they have been ramping up the quantity, and …

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Wine School of Italy?

If you’ve perused our list of upcoming wine classes, you probably noticed that many of our Regional classes are devoted to Italy. And they usually sell out – quickly. Actually, many classes, …

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Italian Wine Reviews

Check out our free wine review database for much more. You can also signup for our free wine newsletter. Tenuta Roveglio Lugana…Trebbiano is one of the more maligned Italian varietals, sometimes …

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Pio Cesare 2006 Piodilei

This is definitely a wine that needs some rebranding. ‘Piodilei’ literally translates to ‘Pio for the ladies.’ It is so named because the family’s women found this wine particularly appealing–though there’s …

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Italian Wine for Sommeliers

What is Italian Wine? Recently, our Advanced Sommelier students finished a seven-week Viaggio through the often bewildering but fascinating demimonde of Italian wine. Along the way, they tasted, analyzed, and discussed …

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Italian Wine Reviews

While the member of the Wine School team laying waste to Spain’s porcine population, yours truly was engaged in exhaustive research concerning patterns of wine consumption among Italians. Specifically, what will …

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