Sustaining the January Sog with Sustainable Pinot noir

Feeling uninspired after the holidays? Weather forecast put a halt to your new year's workout plans? How about these long, cold and soggy January nights? Do they have you in search of warm, rich, comfort food? Well it has mine and they do me. So much for my running goals: my waterproof running shoes were … Continue reading Sustaining the January Sog with Sustainable Pinot noir

The Charming Potential of Colli Tortonesi

I'm really excited to start my blog again, and within the framing of my new website! It’s been a while (two years, ahem … :/ ) since I’ve been super active writing for my blog—and the time away has been quite a journey in more ways than one. While I haven’t captured it through stories … Continue reading The Charming Potential of Colli Tortonesi

Ribolla Gialla: Ribolla di Oslavia & George Vare Ribolla

A couple of spare days between visiting Alto Adige and returning to Barolo during the fall of 2013 led me to the hilly vineyards in the far eastern stretches of Friuli. It was there that I discovered the remarkable Collio DOC zone and the true potential of the Ribolla gialla grape. Dating back to the … Continue reading Ribolla Gialla: Ribolla di Oslavia & George Vare Ribolla