Tag Archives: Chianti Classico

Oenological Firsts and Other Wine Lore

It seems that Noah was the first to endure the unpleasant after-effects of too much wine. As told in Genesis 9, 20-21, after the flood, “Noah began to be a husbandman, and he planted a vineyard.”  Then, he got a … Continue reading

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Degustazione

Una Degustazione may make you pucker your lips, but it won’t be out of disgust. This is one of those ‘faux amis’ – words like fattoria, which looks like ‘factory’, but means ‘farm’.  (A factory is una fabbrica.)  Or libreria, the place where … Continue reading

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