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16Feb
2015

Anteprima Vino Nobile 2015

I_pogetti.jpg Each year the Consorzio del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano organizes an anteprima tasting of the new Rosso and Nobile vintage at the impressive fortress of Montepulciano.   Of course we were there with our wine. Read more
10Feb
2015

Valentine's Day Treats

gummies.jpg Do you love wine?  Do you love sweets? Surprise your loved one on Valentine's Day with these delicious, easy to make Sangiovese  wine gummies. Read more
28Jan
2015

Winter Pruning at Avignonesi: a cold business

10942329_10152846563594822_5822634941767076681_n.jpg It's winter and it's time to prepare the vines for the upcoming season. We are pruning, both by hand and by machine, and it is a long  and cold affair when you have 200 hectares/495 acres of vines to take care of, but this is where the bases for... Read more
03Dec
2014

Panettone and Avignonesi Vin Santo

panettone.jpg When the traditional sweet breads Panettone and Pandoro start to appear on the Italian dining tables you know the holiday season is near. This Italian classic may not be much to look at. Most of all it looks like a big loaf of bread with... Read more
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