Cantina Andriano Andrius Sauvignon blanc

Ever since my first jaunt to Alto Adige (called Südtirol by the Germans) three years ago, I try to cruise through each time I go back to Italy. Besides it being undeniably gorgeous, the region boasts a range of impressive wines made from about 20 different grape varieties. They do all of this within 5,300 hectares of total … Continue reading Cantina Andriano Andrius Sauvignon blanc

Alto Adige: high above San Francisco

A couple days ago I got on the glass elevator at the west end of the lobby in the Westin St. Francis Hotel in Union Square, and headed up to Victor's ballroom on the 32nd floor. If you've never done this, you have to—it's a free ride with a spectacular view of the Financial District … Continue reading Alto Adige: high above San Francisco